SB 0708 Revises membership of Clean Water Commission
LR Number:2598S.01T Fiscal Note:2598-01
Committee:Commerce and Environment
Last Action:07/10/02 - Signed by Governor Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

SB 708 - This act would revise the selection criteria for the Clean Water Commission.

The Commission is increased to seven members and must have exactly two members who are knowledgeable concerning the needs of agriculture, industry or mining and interested in protecting these needs in a manner consistent with state law. The act requires that the Commission also include one member knowledgeable of publicly-owned treatment works.

The act also requires that all new members shall have demonstrated an interest and knowledge about water quality and shall be qualified to provide, assess and evaluate relevant information about water quality, financial requirements and the effects of standards and rules.

This act is identical to SCS/SB 15 (2001).