LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 05/21/19

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MAY 21, 2019 HB 2 – Governor’s Budget –   The Governor signed the bill.  The conservation district funding remains intact. HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants – sponsored by Rep. Jim Keane: The Governor signed the bill. HB 7 – Reclamation and Development Grants – sponsored by Rep. Jim Keane:  The Governor signed […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 04/25/19

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE APRIL 26, 2019 The following synopsis shows the status of each bill or resolution: Highlighted in green – the bill or resolution has become law Highlighted in yellow – the bill or resolution was successful and awaits the Governor’s signature.  Remember, the Governor has 3 choices.  The governor can veto a bill, sign […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 041919

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE APRIL 19, 2019 HB 2 – Governor’s Budget –   The budget bill has been transferred back to the House for approval with Senate amendments.  The conservation district funding remains intact. HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants – sponsored by Rep. Jim Keane: This bill is headed to enrolling.   HB 7 – Reclamation and […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 04/12/19

HB 2 – Governor’s Budget –   The budget passed Senate Finance and Claims.  The Senate made some amendments to the bill during their floor session.  HB2 will now head back to the House for approval before moving onto the Governor for signature.  The conservation district funding remains intact. HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants: This […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 040519

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE APRIL 5, 2019 HB 2 – Governor’s Budget –   The budget passed Senate Finance and Claims.  The bill was heard on the Senate floor Thursday and is headed for 3rd reading.  The conservation district funding remains intact. HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants: This bill is headed to the Senate floor. HB 7 […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 032919

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MARCH 29, 2019 HB 2 – Governor’s Budget –   The budget has passed the House and is now in the hands of Senate Finance and Claims (SFC).  SFC testimony by those present went very well.  Representative Richmond spoke to the importance of conservation districts during his presentation and at the closing.  The bill […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 032219

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MARCH 22, 2019 HB 2 – Governor’s Budget –   The budget has passed the House and is now in the hands of Senate Finance and Claims (SFC).  SFC will hear the DNRC portion of the budget on March 26, 27, 28.  MACD will be represented by Dan McGowan, Mark Suta, and Jeff Wivholm […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 3/15/19

HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants: This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration.  The committee passed this bill in executive action and is headed to the House floor. HB 7 – Reclamation and Development Grants:  This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration. The committee passed this bill in executive […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 030119

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MARCH 1, 2019 HB 6 – Renewable Resource Grants: This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration. HB 7 – Reclamation and Development Grants:  This bill has been referred to House Appropriations for consideration. HB 8 – Renewable Resource Bonds & Loans:  House Appropriations passed this bill as amended. HB 11 […]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 02/22/19

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FEBRUARY 22, 2019 DNRC Section C Budget:  The committee appropriated $570,000 to the DNRC base budget.  This move basically captures all potential authority allowed under the funding source: Coal Tax Trust Fund.  The real test will be whether or not the actual cash revenue is received to support the appropriation.  The appropriation means […]

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