Tuesday, January 13, 2015

2015 Legislative Preview: Forfeiture Exemptions

Senator Margaret Dayton has introduced Senate Bill 15 (SB 15), entitled "Water Law - Forfeiture Exemptions." This bill seeks to amend Utah Code section 73-1-4 regarding nonuse and forfeiture.  The bill adds some clarifying language that the section does not apply to “a period of nonuse of a water right during the time the water right is subject to an approved change application where the applicant is diligently pursuing certification”

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

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