1st Engrossment - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to water; providing for the consumptive use 1.3 of groundwater. 1.4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.5 Section 1. [CONSUMPTIVE USE OF GROUNDWATER.] 1.6 Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.265, 1.7 subdivision 3, the legislature approves the consumptive use of 1.8 groundwater under a permit of more than 2,000,000 gallons per 1.9 day average in a 30-day period in Golden Valley, Crystal, and 1.10 New Hope in connection with a municipal water supply system 1.11 operated under a joint powers agreement, subject to a 1.12 determination by the commissioner of natural resources that the 1.13 water remaining in the basin of origin will be adequate to meet 1.14 the basin's need for water and subject to subsequent approval by 1.15 the commissioner. 1.16 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective the day 1.17 following final enactment.