2020 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to the Umatilla Basin; declaring an emergency.|
Creates program for gathering and reviewing data and research regarding ground water in Umatilla Basin and creating implementation plan to improve ground water quality and obtain full or partial removal of ground water management area designation from Lower Umatilla Basin Groundwater Management Area.
Requires that program include department recommendation of scientifically based rationale for removing designation in specific areas of Lower Umatilla Basin Groundwater Management Area if practicable. Requires that program include appointment of, and support for, task force. Sunsets program January 2, 2030. Appropriates moneys to State Department of Agriculture for biennium ending June 30, 2021, to carry out program activities. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|