HB 2501 Update

HB 2501 Update
YES - HB 2501
HB 2501, HD2 passed the Senate Water, Land, and Agriculture Committee! Thank you for the support!

HB 2501, HD2 was amended by:
1) Requiring that a holdover permit be issued on an annual basis;
2) Requiring that a holdover permit expire when the Board’s disposition of water rights is finally resolve or in three years, whichever is sooner;
3) Requiring that the holdover be consistent with the public trust doctrine and any applicable law;
4) Inserting a blank appropriation to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to expedite pending HB 2501 now goes to the
Senate Ways and Means Committee (WAM).  We will send out a separate Call-To-Action requesting support in testimony once
HB 2501 is scheduled for a hearing in WAM.