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          SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
                             Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair
                            2015 - 2016  Regular  Session

          AB 1390 (Alejo) - Groundwater: adjudication.
          
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          |Version: August 19, 2015        |Policy Vote: N.R. & W. 8 - 0,   |
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          |Urgency: No                     |Mandate: Yes                    |
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          |Hearing Date: August 27, 2015   |Consultant: Marie Liu           |
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          *********** ANALYSIS ADDENDUM - SUSPENSE FILE ***********
             The following information is revised to reflect amendments 
                     adopted by the committee on August 27, 2015


          Bill  
          Summary:  AB 1390 would create special procedures for the  
          comprehensive determination of rights to extract groundwater in  
          a basin. 


          Fiscal  
          Impact:  
           Unknown reduction in costs to the General Fund for the courts




          Author  
          Amendments:  
           Modify the plaintiff's notice requirements regarding a  
            comprehensive adjudication case







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           Require that a property owner who has received a notice of a  
            comprehensive adjudication to disclose this information on the  
            Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement.


           Declare that a person whose property is connected to and  
            receives water from a public water system or mutual water  
            company but does not have a well is not a necessary party but  
            must be provided notice by the water supplier of the  
            comprehensive adjudication.


           Delete the ability for the state to intervene in a  
            comprehensive adjudication 


           Clarifying changes.




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