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H0179.........................................by RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
GALLOWAY DAM AND RESERVOIR - Adds to existing law to provide that the Idaho
Department of Water Resources shall conduct a feasibility study of the
Galloway Dam and Reservoir; and to appropriate $200,000 to the Department
of Water Resources to conduct the feasibility study.
02/08 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/09 Rpt prt - to Res/Con
02/16 Rpt out - w/o rec - to 2nd rdg
02/19 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/28 3rd rdg - PASSED - 55-14-1
AYES -- Barraclough, Barrett, Bedke, Bieter, Black, Boe, Bolz,
Bradford, Bruneel, Callister(Callister), Campbell, Chase, Collins,
Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellis, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(13), Hadley,
Hammond, Harwood, Hornbeck, Jones, Kellogg, Kendell, Kunz, Langford,
Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer, Montgomery, Mortensen,
Moyle, Pearce, Pomeroy, Raybould, Ridinger, Roberts, Robison, Sali,
Schaefer, Sellman, Shepherd, Smylie, Stevenson, Stone, Tilman, Trail,
Wheeler, Wood, Young
NAYS -- Bell, Clark, Crow, Field(20), Gagner, Gould, Henbest,
Higgins, Jaquet, Lake, Moss, Pischner, Smith, Mr. Speaker
Absent and excused -- Swan
Floor Sponsor -- Cuddy
Title apvd - to Senate
03/01 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-sixth Legislature First Regular Session - 2001
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 179
BY RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE STUDY OF GALLOWAY DAM AND RESERVOIR; AMENDING CHAPTER 17,
3 TITLE 42, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 42-1712A, IDAHO
4 CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES SHALL CON-
5 DUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF THE GALLOWAY DAM AND RESERVOIR; AND APPROPRI-
6 ATING MONEYS TO THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 17, Title 42, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
9 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
10 ignated as Section 42-1712A, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
11 42-1712A. STUDY OF GALLOWAY DAM AND RESERVOIR. The department shall con-
12 duct a study of the environmental and economic feasibility of constructing and
13 maintaining the Galloway dam and reservoir, and shall report the written find-
14 ings of such study to the legislature no later than January 1, 2003.
15 SECTION 2. There is hereby appropriated to the Idaho Department of Water
16 Resources $200,000 from the General Fund to be expended for the period July 1,
17 2001, through December 30, 2002, to implement the provisions of this act.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to authorize and fund
upgrading of the initial study of the proposed Galloway Dam site
located on the Weiser River.
This proposed project would increase water storage capacity in
Idaho by approximately 900,000 acre feet and provide water for power
generators down stream through the Lower Snake and Columbia River
Galloway Dam would also provide needed flood control to the
Weiser River Valley and Weiser, Idaho
There is a one time deficit to the General Fund in the amount of
$200,000.00 to fund the study.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 179
Name: Rep. Chuck Cuddy
Phone: (208) 332 1130