2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to forestland that supplies drinking water systems.|
Prohibits certain forest operation activities on forestland that supplies drinking water for one or more public water systems.
Allows certain exemptions. Makes violation of prohibition Class A misdemeanor subject to maximum of $6,250 fine, 364 days' imprisonment, or both. Makes violation of prohibition or terms and conditions of exemption subject to civil penalty as determined by State Board of Forestry rule, not to exceed $5,000. Requires written plan for forest operation conducted on forestland that supplies drinking water for one or more public water systems. Limits State Board of Forestry adoption of best management practices for activities on forestland that supplies drinking water for one or more public water systems.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Energy and Environment|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|