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HB22-1316

Colorado Water Conservation Board Construction Fund Project

Concerning the funding of Colorado water conservation board projects, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subjects:
Natural Resources & Environment
Water
Bill Summary

The bill appropriates the following amounts from the Colorado water conservation board (CWCB) construction fund to the CWCB or the division of water resources in the department of natural resources for the following projects:

  • Continuation of the satellite monitoring system, $380,000 ( section 1 );
  • Continuation of the Colorado floodplain map modernization program, $500,000 ( section 2 );
  • Continuation of the weather modification permitting program, $350,000 ( section 3 );
  • Continuation of technical assistance for federal cost-share programs, $300,000 ( section 4 );
  • Continuation of the Arkansas river decision support system, $500,000 ( section 6 );
  • Continuation of the Colorado Mesonet project, $150,000 ( section 7 );
  • Continuation of the water forecasting partnership project, $450,000 ( section 8 );
  • Support of modeling and data analyses for the upper Colorado river commission's interstate planning and negotiation efforts, $200,000 ( section 9 );
  • Performance of comprehensive dam safety evaluations for the reservoir enlargement assessment project, $250,000 ( section 11 );
  • Support of the Platte river recovery implementation program, $3,800,000 ( section 12 ); and
  • Support of Republican river matters related to meeting compact compliance obligations, $2,000,000 ( section 13 ).

The bill appropriates $8,200,000 from the water plan implementation cash fund to the CWCB for grant-making for projects that assist in implementing the state water plan ( section 15 ).

The bill directs the state treasurer to transfer the following amounts on July 1, 2022:

  • Up to $2,000,000 from the CWCB construction fund to the litigation fund ( section 5 ); and
  • $1,000,000 from the CWCB construction fund to the water plan implementation cash fund ( section 10 ).

Section 14 authorizes the CWCB to make loans of up to $13,130,000 from the CWCB construction fund to the town of Breckenridge to rehabilitate the Goose Pasture Tarn dam.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/23/2022 Signed Act PDF
    05/20/2022 Final Act PDF
    05/02/2022 Rerevised PDF
    04/29/2022 Revised PDF
    04/13/2022 Reengrossed PDF
    04/12/2022 Engrossed PDF
    03/23/2022 Introduced PDF