2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Representative Ken Helm)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to water quality; declaring an emergency.|
Appropriates moneys to Department of Environmental Quality to fund laboratory services for public water systems that are susceptible to hazardous algal blooms and to Oregon Health Authority to hire recreational hazardous algal bloom coordinator.
Declares harmful algal blooms to be menace to public health and welfare. Directs Oregon Health Authority to identify water sources susceptible to harmful algal blooms, monitor and test susceptible waters and develop protocol for advisory alerts.] Directs Department of Environmental Quality to develop response strategy to harmful algal blooms, produce and maintain relevant data, identify sources of pollutants and develop strategies to reduce pollutants.] Appropriates moneys to Department of Environmental Quality for purpose of carrying out duties under Act] to fund laboratory services for public water systems that are susceptible to hazardous algal blooms and to Oregon Health Authority to hire recreational hazardous algal bloom coordinator. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|