- Requires a full or partial transfer of title to a water right to the United States forest service or the federal bureau of land management;
- Restricts the use or alienability of the water right as a condition to a right-of-way, special use permit, or other authorization to use federally owned land; or
- Requires a third party that supplies water to a federal special use permit holder to supply the water for a set period of time or in a set amount.
The act specifies that it does not impact the state engineer's or a division engineer's authority to enforce and administer the terms and conditions of a water court decree or other judicial decree and that it does not grant, confirm, deny, or impact any legal authority of the federal government to impose bypass flow requirements in connection with a special use permit or other authorization.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)