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Bill Detail: HB20-1069

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Title Add Water Well Inspectors Identify High-risk Wells
Status House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments (06/01/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Water
House Sponsors L. Saine (R)
B. Titone (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Sonnenberg (R)
D. Coram (R)
House Committee Rural Affairs and Agriculture
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/08/2020

Water Resources Review Committee. The bill requires the state
engineer to employ a minimum of 4 water well inspectors in the state's
water well inspection program.
The bill requires the state board of water well construction and
pump installation contractors, on or before November 1, 2020, to
promulgate rules for identifying high-risk water wells that should be
prioritized for inspection. Thereafter, the state engineer shall use the rules
to identify high-risk water wells and shall prioritize the inspection of

high-risk water wells.
The bill clarifies that money in the well inspection cash fund shall
be appropriated to and expended by the state engineer only for the well
inspection program.

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