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H.341

Introduced by   Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources

Date:

Subject:  Conservation; public water supply; transient noncommunity water systems; general permit

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to authorize the secretary of natural resources to issue general operating permits for the operation of transient noncommunity water systems.  The bill sets the fee for a transient noncommunity water system at the current maximum of $45.00 and deletes the alternative fee of $0.0294 per gallons of water produced annually.  The bill also clarifies that the permit duration requirements for public water system permits apply only to operating permits.

AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSIENT NONCOMMUNITY PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  3 V.S.A. § 2822(j)(7)(D) is amended to read:

(D)  For public water supplies and bottled water facilities, annually:

(i)  Transient, noncommunity                      $0.0294 per 1,000

                                                                 gallons of water produced

                                                                 annually or $45.00,

                                                                 whichever is greater.

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Sec. 2.  10 V.S.A. § 1675 is amended to read:

§ 1675.  PERMITS; CONDITIONS; DURATION; SUSPENSION OR

             REVOCATION

(a)  Authority to issue, renew, or deny permit.  The secretary may issue, renew, or deny a public water system permit required by this chapter.  As part of this authority, the secretary may issue general operating permits for the operation of transient noncommunity water systems.

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(e)  Duration of permit.  A An operating permit shall be valid for the period of time specified in the permit but not more than ten years.

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