OR HB2256 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-19 - Referred to Water.
Pending: House Water Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes that perfected and developed water right is not subject to forfeiture if owner of water right ceased to use all or part of water appropriated for period of five successive years because owner engaged in water conservation practices or distribution of water that owner received from water district was less than certificated maximum for period of at least five successive years. Establishes that perfected and developed water right is not subject to forfeiture if owner of water right ceased to use all or part of water appropriated for period of five successive years because owner engaged in water conservation practices or distribution of water that owner received from water district was less than certificated maximum for period of at least five successive years. Removes reference to federal statute that is no longer in effect.

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Title

Relating to the forfeiture of water rights.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-19HouseReferred to Water.
2021-01-11HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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Bill Comments

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