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CS/CS/CS/HB 157: Water Management Districts

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee ; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee ; Porter ; Pilon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Van Zant ; Williams, T.

Water Management Districts; Requires districts to include certain reservations & water bodies in priority lists & schedules; provides for adoption of certain reservations & minimum flows & levels by DEP; requires districts to provide certain information & support to DEP; requires districts to apply, without adopting by rule, certain reservations, minimum flows & levels, & recovery & prevention strategies; authorizes water management districts to enter into interagency agreements for resource management activities under specified conditions; authorizes water management districts to provide group insurance for employees of other districts; requires regional water supply authority & applicable district to jointly develop component of regional water supply plan; exempts cooperative funding programs from rulemaking requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1986 (Ch. 2012-126)
Location: In committee/council (EP)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations (BGA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/19/2011 House • Filed
10/3/2011 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 19
1/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 19
1/11/2012 House • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 228
1/17/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 220
1/19/2012 House • Now in Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee -HJ 235
1/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 2:00 pm, 306 HOB
1/24/2012 House • CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 283
1/25/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 277
1/26/2012 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 297
2/6/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/08/12, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/8/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 577
2/10/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 575
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 581
2/13/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/15/12
2/15/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 623
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/16/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 652
• CS passed; YEAS 119 NAYS 0 -HJ 652
2/22/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 812
• Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 812
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1986 (Ch. 2012-126)