92nd General Assembly
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Water Quantity Protection Act of 2001.                     
   Provides that after the effective date of the Act, no facilities            
   for the withdrawal of groundwater or surface water may be constructed,      
   installed, or operated without  the  approval  of  the  Department  of      
   Natural  Resources  when  (i)  the  proposed  rate of withdrawal is in      
   excess of 2,000,000 gallons per day or (ii) the amount of water to  be      
   withdrawn  will  significantly  and  adversely  affect  or  reduce the      
   availability of water for other uses.  Lists  factors  the  Department      
   must   consider   before  granting  approval  for  the  withdrawal  of      
   groundwater or surface water.   Limits  approvals  to  certain  listed      
   situations.   Allows   the  Pollution  Control  Board  to  review  the      
   Department's decisions.  Creates a Water Quantity Protection  Advisory      
   Committee  to  review,  evaluate,  and  make  recommendations  to  the      
   Department  for  rules  to  implement  the  Act.  Allows the Pollution      
   Control Board, on the Department's  recommendations,  to  adopt  rules      
   necessary to implement the Act.  Preempts home rule powers.  Effective      
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Natural Resources)                        
          Fiscal impact is estimated at $1,000,000 for increased staff,        
          operational support costs, technical studies, and groundwater        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes everything.  Creates the Water Quantity Protection Act of      
   2001.  Contains a short title only.                                         
   FEB-14-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-14-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-14-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-16-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               CONSRV & LAND         
   FEB-23-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRANKS                
   MAR-06-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   MAR-06-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               CONSRV & LAND         
   MAR-16-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     009-000-000   HCLU    
   MAR-16-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-20-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-SLONE              
   MAR-20-2001  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   MAR-20-2001  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   MAR-26-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-SLONE              
   MAR-26-2001  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HRUL/004-000-000      
   MAR-26-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-26-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-SLONE              
   MAR-26-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-26-2001  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-03-2001  H  PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO               MADIGAN,MJ            
   APR-04-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 SLONE                 
   APR-06-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-06-2001  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        088-024-003           
   APR-10-2001  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   APR-10-2001  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   01-04-17              
   APR-10-2001  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            RAUSCHENBERGER        
   APR-10-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-10-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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