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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2017-00366


CCR details

Tracking Number 2017-00366
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1002 Water Quality Control Commission (1002 Series)
CCR Number 5 CCR 1002-55
CCR Title REGULATION NO. 55 - STATE FUNDED WATER AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 08/15/2017
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2017-00366.pdf
Statutory Authority Sections 25-8-202, 25-8-308, and 25-8-608, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Proposed revisions provide a transparent process for allocation and award of funds for a new program created by the General Assembly under HB17-1306 titled the "Safe Water in Schools Act," and increase the funding allocation for Category 1 projects to match the increased spending authority for the Water Quality Improvement Fund.
Purpose/Objective of Rule House Bill 06-1337 created the Water Quality Improvement Fund codified in section 25-8-608, C.R.S., of the Colorado Water Quality Control Act. House Bill 11-1026 amended the statute to authorize grants for stormwater management training and best practices training to prevent or reduce the pollution of state waters. Section 25-8-608(1.7)(c), C.R.S. provides the Water Quality Control Commission (”commission”) with the authority to promulgate, implement and administer this regulation. Funding is dependent upon annual appropriations by the Colorado General Assembly and is based on violations that were committed on or after May 26, 2006. The resulting penalties collected by the Water Quality Control Division (”division”) are transmitted to the state treasurer for deposit to the credit of the fund. The purpose of the fund is to improve water quality in Colorado by providing grant funds for water quality improvement projects using civil penalties from water quality violations.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number 17-1306
Hearing Date 11/13/2017
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Sabin Conference Room, CDPHE, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80246
Contact Name Michael Beck
Contact Title Section Manager
Contact Telephone 303-692-3374
Contact email michael.s.beck@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02017-00366.doc
Redline Redline2017-00366.doc
Adopted Date 11/13/2017
AGO requested date 11/13/2017
Attorney General Opinion 11/29/2017
Colorado Register publication date 12/10/2017
Effective Date 12/31/2017
Inserted into CCR 01/03/2018