2015 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor John A. Kitzhaber, M.D.)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to water quality changes on rural lands; declaring an emergency.|
Creates Task Force on Innovations in Water Quality.
Requires task force to develop methods for measuring changes in water quality on farm and forest lands, develop proposed intergovernmental agreements and other agreements regarding consistent use of water quality methodology and data and develop market-based methods for improving water quality on farm and forest lands. Requires task force to submit report and recommendations to interim committee of Legislative Assembly by September 15, 2016. Appropriates General Fund moneys to Oregon Department of Administrative Services to pay expenses of task force during 2015-2017 biennium. Authorizes task force to accept donations of moneys or nonmonetary assistance to carry out other work consistent with task force purposes. Creates account and continuously appropriates moneys to department to pay task force expenses of other work from donated moneys. Dissolves task force upon convening of 2017 regular session of Legislative Assembly. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2015.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Environment and Natural Resources|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|