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Bill Detail: SB23-295

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Title Colorado River Drought Task Force
Status Governor Signed (05/20/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Water
House Sponsors M. Catlin (R)
J. McCluskie (D)
Senate Sponsors D. Roberts (D)
P. Will (R)
House Committee Agriculture, Water and Natural Resources
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 04/20/2023

The bill creates the Colorado river drought task force (task force).
The members of the task force must, to the extent practicable, reflect the
racial and ethnic diversity of the state and have experience with a wide
range of water issues. The task force must begin meeting no later than
July 31, 2023, and may hold up to 12 meetings in the 2023 legislative
The purpose of the task force is to develop recommendations for
state legislation that provides additional tools for the Colorado water
conservation board to collaborate with the Colorado river water
conservation district, the southwestern water conservation district, and
other relevant stakeholders in the development of programs that address
drought in the Colorado river basin and interstate commitments related to
the Colorado river and its tributaries through conservation of the waters
of the Colorado river and its tributaries (recommendations).
No later than December 15, 2023, the task force must submit a
written report that includes the recommendations and a summary of the
task force's work to the water resources and agriculture review

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