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Regional Water Distribution Districts/92nd Arkansas General Assembly: Legislation Introduced Addressing Appointment of Board of Directors

February 06, 2019

By: Walter G. Wright

Category: Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law

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Senate Bill 253 was introduced which addresses the appointment of the Board of Directors of a Regional Water Distribution District.

The Legislation was introduced by Senator Jonathan Dismang of Beebe, Arkansas.

Senate Bill 253 adds a subsection to Arkansas Code § 14-116-301 which addressed the appointment of the Board of Directors of a water district. The subsection added states:

(c) In a district that primarily provides water for agricultural irrigation, an individual is eligible to be a director if the individual is a property owner in the water district.

Revisions are also made to certain sections.

Senate Bill 253 has been referred to the Senate City, County, and Local Affairs Committee.

A copy of the bill can be found here.

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