2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 128
Water Resources; regulate interbasin transfers of water; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to water resources, so as to regulate interbasin transfers of water; to change certain provisions relating to permits for withdrawal, diversion, or impoundment of surface waters generally and for farm uses, coordination with water plans, restrictions, and monitoring, recording, and reporting water withdrawals; to change certain provisions relating to a policy statement for comprehensive state-wide water management planning, guiding principles, and requirements of plans; to define certain terms; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/23/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2011 - Senate Hopper