2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 351
Surface water permits; certain excessive withdrawals
First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Code Section 12-5-31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to permits for the withdrawal, diversion, or impoundment of surface waters, so as to provide that any municipal corporation in an area of the state in which the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources has a policy of refusing any additional permits to withdraw, divert, or impound water which on January 1, 2001, was exceeding the withdrawal limit of its permit through an error or misunderstanding and without malicious intent shall have the authority to withdraw the same amount of water per capita as the largest municipal corporation located in such area for the duration of its permit; and for other purposes.
Feb/02/2001 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2001 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2001 - House Hopper