5-5-231. Water policy committee. (1) There is a water policy committee. The committee shall:
(a) determine which water policy issues it examines;
(b) conduct interim studies as assigned pursuant to 5-5-217;
(c) subject to the provisions of 5-5-202(4), coordinate with the environmental quality council and other interim committees to avoid duplication of efforts;
(d) report its activities, findings, recommendations, and any proposed legislation as provided in 5-11-210; and
(e) in accordance with 5-5-215, for issues where the primary concern is the quality or quantity of water, perform the administrative rule review, draft legislation review, program evaluation, and monitoring functions of an interim committee for the following executive branch agencies and the entities attached to the agencies for administrative purposes:
(i) department of environmental quality;
(ii) department of fish, wildlife, and parks; and
(iii) department of natural resources and conservation.
(2) At least two members of the committee must possess experience in agriculture.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 285, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 122, L. 2015.