H.B. No. 0070

Landowner flexibility & fisheries protection & restoration.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Berger, Carson, Gingery, Jorgensen and Zwonitzer Dn., and Senator(s) Burns, Case, Dockstader, Larson and Vasey


AN ACT relating to water; providing for temporary water rights as specified; providing procedures; imposing a fee; requiring a study and reports as specified; providing definitions; providing a repealer date; providing a statement of policy; and providing for an effective date.


12/30/2008  Bill Number Assigned

1/13/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/19/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H05

2/3/2009    H05 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Blake, Carson, Edmonds, Gilmore, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dn.

Nays:  Representative(s) Moniz, Semlek and Teeters

Ayes 6    Nays 3    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/3/2009    H Placed on General File



Page 1-line 9           Delete "and 41-3-117 are" insert "is".

Page 11-lines 11 through 24   Delete entirely.

Page 12-lines 1 through 4     Delete entirely. SEMLEK, CHAIRMAN



Page 8-line 20          After "be" delete balance of the line; insert "denied until the water commissioner determines no other water use will be disrupted or negatively impacted."

Page 8-line 21          Delete. STEWARD, BROWN, SEMLEK, TEETERS


2/5/2009    H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Berger, Blake, Carson, Connolly, Craft, Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Jorgensen, Landon, Madden, Meyer, Millin, Patton, Thompson and Zwonitzer, Dn..

Nays:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Childers, Cohee, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Hallinan, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Lockhart, Lubnau, McKim, McOmie, Mercer, Miller, Moniz, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Excused:  Representative(s) Throne

Ayes 17    Nays 42    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0