Bill Text: AZ HB2040 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Engrossed


Bill Title: Dam safety study committee

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-02-22 - Senate read second time [HB2040 Detail]

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dam safety study committee

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

2021

 

 

HOUSE BILL 2040

 

 

 

AN ACT

 

ESTABLISHING THE DAM SAFETY STUDY COMMITTEE.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Dam safety study committee; membership; purpose; report; delayed repeal

A. The dam safety study committee is established consisting of the following members:

1. Two members of the house of representatives natural resources, energy and water committee who are not members of the same political party and who are appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives. The speaker of the house of representatives shall designate one of these members to serve as cochairperson of the committee.

2. Two members of the senate natural resources, energy and water committee who are not members of the same political party and who are appointed by the president of the senate. The president of the senate shall designate one of these members to serve as cochairperson of the committee.

3. One member who represents a county flood control district organized pursuant to title 48, chapter 21, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, who is from a county with a population of more than two million persons and who is appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

4. One member who represents a county flood control district organized pursuant to title 48, chapter 21, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, who is from a county with a population of less than two million persons and who is appointed by the president of the senate.

5. The director of water resources or the director's designee.

6. As a nonvoting member, the state land commissioner or the commissioner's designee.

B. Committee members are not eligible to receive compensation but are eligible for reimbursement of expenses under title 38, chapter 4, article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes.

C. The committee shall meet to consider and collect information on the status of dams, as defined in section 45-1201, Arizona Revised Statutes, in this state with respect to their safety, age and need for maintenance. The committee shall submit a report of its findings on or before December 31, 2021 to the governor, the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate and provide a copy of this report to the secretary of state.

D. This section is repealed from and after June 30, 2022.

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