AB 152, as introduced, Bigelow. Water rights: appropriation.
Under existing law, the State Water Resources Control Board administers a water rights program pursuant to which the board grants permits and licenses to appropriate water. Existing law requires the board to allow the appropriation for beneficial purposes of unappropriated water under terms and conditions as in its judgment will best develop, conserve, and utilize in the public interest the water sought to be appropriated.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to these provisions.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 1253 of the Water Code is amended to
The board shall allow the appropriation for beneficial
4purposes of unappropriated water under
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P2 1as in its judgment will best develop, conserve, and utilize in the
2public interest the water sought to be appropriated.