This bill proposes to amend the classes of waters in the State. The bill also provides that the Secretary may, by rule, reclassify one or more uses of all or any portion of an affected water. In addition, the bill would require that when the Secretary of Natural Resources develops a basin plan, the Secretary shall identify waters that should have one or more uses reclassified.
Status: April 28, 2016 – Signed by the Governor
Click here to read the final version of this bill (the unofficial version as it passed both the House and Senate).