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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to wells that supply ground water for domestic purposes.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Oregon Health Authority to analyze ground water contaminant data and provide education in areas with ground water contaminant problems.
Authorizes authority to make grants and loans for purpose of assisting rental property owners and low-income property owners with installation of treatment systems. Authorizes authority to make grants to local public health authorities and other specified entities for purposes related to ensuring safe ground water. Establishes Safe Well Water Fund and continuously appropriates moneys in fund to authority for purpose of making grants and loans. Appropriates moneys from General Fund for deposit in Safe Well Water Fund. Requires, for each dwelling unit rented by landlord for which source of drinking water is well, landlord to collect and test samples of drinking water from dwelling unit for arsenic, total coliform bacteria] E. coli and nitrates. Becomes operative March 1, 2020.
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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