Bill Text: AZ HB2456 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Colorado River fourth priority water

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-04 - House read second time [HB2456 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2021-HB2456-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: Colorado River fourth priority water

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

2021

 

 

 

HB 2456

 

Introduced by

Representatives Cobb: Biasiucci, Dunn, John, Osborne, Senator Borrelli

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending Title 45, chapter 1, article 4, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 45-142; relating to use of Colorado river water.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


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

Section 1.  Title 45, chapter 1, article 4, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 45-142, to read:

START_STATUTE45-142.  Limitation on Colorado River water transfers

A person with a claim for rights to use any amount of the 164,652 acre feet of fourth PRIORITY COLORADO river water that is subject to the Boulder Canyon project act (45 Stat. 1057) and that was allocated by the United States bureau of reclamation for agricultural, municipal and industrial uses for Colorado River communities may not transfer or otherwise convey that claim for use of that water to any location or use other than an agricultural, municipal or industrial use in a Colorado River community. END_STATUTE

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