OR HB2706 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-22 - Public Hearing held.
Pending: House Energy and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Imposes annual management fee on each primary or supplemental water right. Provides for deposit of management fee moneys into Water Resources Department Water Right Operating Fund. Revises permissible use of moneys from fund. Authorizes collection and assessment for annual periods beginning on or after July 1, 2017. Allows phased imposition of assessment and collection during period beginning July 1, 2017, and ending July 1, 2019, subject to constitutional restrictions. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to management fees for water rights; declaring an emergency.



2017-03-22HousePublic Hearing held.
2017-02-06HouseReferred to Energy and Environment with subsequent referral to Revenue.
2017-02-01HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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