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DITCH REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE – Amends existing law relating to the maintenance and repair of ditches to provide that specified duties relating to the maintenance of embankments shall not apply to maintenance and operation necessitated by certain actions of third parties or acts of God; to provide that specified duties relating to keeping and maintaining ditches, canals, works, aqueducts, embankments, flumes or other conduits of streams or springs require reasonable care only and shall not be construed to impose strict liability or to enlarge or otherwise adversely affect the liability of any party; to provide that the owners or constructors of such ditches, canals, works or other aqueducts shall not be liable for damage or injury caused by certain actions of third parties or acts of God; and to clarify that specified provisions shall not be construed to impair any defense that an owner or constructor of a ditch, canal, work or other aqueduct may assert in a civil action.
  01/20 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing  
  01/23 Reported Printed and Referred to Resources & Conservation  
  02/16 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading  
  02/17 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading  
  U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, February 20, 2012  
  02/20 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  02/21 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day  
  02/22 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 57-11-2
AYES – Anderson, Andrus, Barbieri, Barrett, Bateman, Batt, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Bolz, Boyle, Chadderdon, Collins, DeMordaunt, Eskridge, Gibbs, Guthrie, Hagedorn, Hart, Hartgen, Harwood, Henderson, Higgins, Jaquet, Lacey, Lake, Loertscher, Marriott, McGeachin, McMillan, Moyle, Nesset, Nielsen, Nonini, Palmer, Patrick, Pence, Perry, Raybould, Roberts, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Simpson, Sims, Smith(30), Thayn, Thompson, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Buckner-Webb, Burgoyne, Chew, Cronin, Ellsworth, Killen, King, Luker, Ringo, Rusche, Smith(24)
Absent and excused – Crane, Stevenson
Floor Sponsor - Wood
Title apvd - to Senate
  02/23 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading  
  Introduced, read first time; referred to: State Affairs