SB 1599 (Lewis) Ground water withdrawal; Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area; incentives for use
Directs the SWCB to adopt regulations providing incentives for the withdrawal of water from the surficial aquifer, rather than the deep aquifer, in the Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area, as defined in the bill. Such incentives may include extended permit terms of as long as 20 years, an accelerated permit process, or discounted permit fees.
1/24/19 Reported from ACNR (12-Y 0-N)
1/30/19 Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2/4/19 Referred to ACNR
2/5/19 Assigned ACNR Subc #3