Wednesday, February 6, 2013

2013 Legislature: Division of Water Right Revisions

Senator Margaret Dayton has introduced Senate Bill 101 (S.B. 101), entitled "Division of Water Right Revisions."  This bill makes mostly re-wording and technical changes to several sections of the Utah Water Code.  The bill does make some important changes to the law regarding diligence claims.  For example, the bill would allow a court, as part of the general adjudication process, to issue a decree prohibiting any future diligence claims with an area.  The bill allows provides some clarification on the filing of a corrected diligence claim.

To read the full text of the bill, click here.

For an update on this bill, click here.

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