HCS/HB 2120 - This act requires public water systems that use an internet-connected control system to create a plan that establishes policies and procedures for identifying and mitigating cyber risk. Such plans shall include information as set forth in the act. State parks, cities with more than 30,000 inhabitants, Jackson County, St. Louis County, and certain regulated water utilities are exempt from these provisions.
Additionally, the act requires public water systems to create a valve and hydrant inspection program as set forth in the act. State parks, certain cities and counties, and certain regulated water utilities are exempt from these provisions.
Upon request, public water systems shall submit a report to the Department of Natural Resources certifying compliance with all regulations regarding water sampling, testing, and reporting, hydrant and valve inspections, and cyber security plans and policies.
This act is similar to SCS/SB 66 (2019) and HB 801 (2019).