SB 5536 (Regarding the management of water resources) was passed out of Senate Committee on Ways & Means yesterday afternoon without recommendation and passed to Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development.
There were no changes made to the bill and there is no new bill report.
SB 5536 (Regarding the management of water resources) was the topic of a public hearing last week in the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. The public hearing can be seen here (starting at around 18 minutes) or in the window below.
HB 1054 (Declaring water conservation practices to be a beneficial use of water for the purposes of relinquishment), HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) and HB 1610 (Regarding the management of water resources) were each schedule for an executive session in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16. Here is the agenda for that meeting.
There was a recent public hearing for HB 1610, you can find it here.
Also, SB 5536 (Regarding the management of water resources) was the topic of a public hearing yesterday. You can listen to the hearing here.
HB 1610 and SB 5536 will be the topics of public hearings in their respective committees.
Both bills will be heard on Wednesday, February 9 at 1:30 p.m. The Senate bill will be heard in Senate Hearing Rm 4 in the J.A. Cherberg Building; the house bill in House Hearing Rm A in the John L. O’Brien Building.