SB 5536

Water resources management bill moves out of committee

December 1st, 2011  |  Published in SB 5536

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.

Water resources bill public hearing in senate Ways and Means.

February 28th, 2011  |  Published in SB 5536

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.

NWIFC contact is John Hollowed.

Water resources bill (SB 5536) passes out of committee, scheduled for new hearing

February 22nd, 2011  |  Published in SB 5536

SB 5536 (Regarding the management of water resources) passed out of committee and was referred to the Senate Committee on Ways & Means.

It was also scheduled for a hearing in Ways & Means for Thursday, February 24 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Rm 4 of the J.A. Cherberg Building.

In passing out of committee, the bill was amended from its original version. The changes can be found here. A new staff report was also written to reflect these changes (download here or read below).

NWIFC contact is John Hollowed.

Action on several water bills

February 10th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1054, HB 1117, HB 1610, SB 5536

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.

New report on water bill (SB 5536)

February 8th, 2011  |  Published in SB 5536, Tracking Archive 2011-12

SB 5536 (Regarding the management of water resources) has a new bill report, which you can download here or read below.

NWIFC contact is John Hollowed.

Two water bills to receive public hearings

February 4th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1610, SB 5536, Tracking Archive 2011-12

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.

NWIFC contact for both bills is John Hollowed.