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SB-1120 Local water supply programs or projects: funding.(2013-2014)

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Senate Bill No. 1120
CHAPTER 838

An act to add Section 147.3 to the Water Code, relating to water.

[ Approved by Governor  September 29, 2014. Filed with Secretary of State  September 29, 2014. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1120, Galgiani. Local water supply programs or projects: funding.
Existing law requires the Department of Water Resources to update, every 5 years, the plan for the orderly and coordinated control, protection, conservation, development, and use of the water resources of the state, which is known as the California Water Plan. The department also is required annually to prepare and submit to the Legislature a report with regard to the budget for the State Water Resources Development System.
This bill would require the department to conduct a voluntary statewide survey of local regional water supply projects and post specified results of the survey on the department’s Internet Web site by July 1, 2015.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 147.3 is added to the Water Code, to read:

147.3.
 (a) (1) The department shall conduct a voluntary statewide survey of local regional water supply projects and post the results of the survey on the department’s Internet Web site by July 1, 2015.
(2) For purposes of complying with paragraph (1), the department may use any other survey that it conducted in conjunction with other agencies or third parties.
(b) The survey information posted on the department’s Internet Web site pursuant to subdivision (a) shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following:
(1) The projected date for a project to complete the permit process and subsequently commence operations.
(2) The cost of the project.
(3) The projected additional acre feet of water realized on an annual basis.