Joint Budget Committee. Section 1 of the bill:
- Creates the water plan implementation grant program (program); and
- Specifies criteria for expenditures by the Colorado water conservation board (board) for the program.
Section 5 :
- Appropriates $8.3 million from the general fund to the department of natural resources (department) for use by the board to finance grants; and
- Appropriates $1.7 million from the general fund to the department for use by the board for stakeholder outreach and technical analysis to develop a water resources demand management program.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)