HB 1306-1_ Filed 02/18/2002, 16:21
Adopted 2/19/2002

COMMITTEE REPORT

MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Environmental Affairs, to which was referred House Bill No. 1306, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 17; (02)CR130602.1. -->     Page 1, delete line 17, begin a new line block indented and insert:
        " (1) To the extent the following are involved in the implementation of a rational wetland management policy, consider:
            (A) Protection of surface and ground water quality.
            (B) Control of location of accumulations of water.
            (C) Water rights.
            (D) Agricultural land use.
            (E) Nonagricultural land use.
            (F) Flood control.
            (G) Natural habitat protection.
            (H) Any other matter the council identifies.
".
    Page 2, delete line 1 through 10.
    Page 2, between lines 37 and 38, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (b) The environmental quality service council shall consult with and otherwise involve in its proceedings for consideration of the matters listed in subsection (a):
        (1) the director of the department of natural resources or the director's designee; and
        (2) representatives of all federal agencies involved in the regulation of wetlands.
".


    Page 2, line 38, delete "(b)" and insert " (c)".
    (Reference is to HB 1306 as reprinted February 5, 2002.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 0.

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    Gard
Chairperson


CR130602/DI 52    2002