CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1019
1991 Regular Session
Passed by the House March 6, 1991
Yeas 96 Nays 0
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 17, 1991
Yeas 32 Nays 15
President of the Senate
Governor of the State of Washington
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1019 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Secretary of State
State of Washington
SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1019
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By House Committee on Local Government (originally sponsored by Representatives Brough, Haugen, Mitchell and Ferguson).
Read first time February 18, 1991.
AN ACT Relating to aquifer protection areas; and amending RCW 36.36.010 and 36.36.040.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 36.36.010 and 1985 c 425 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
The protection of subterranean water from pollution or degradation is of great concern. The depletion of subterranean water is of great concern. The purpose of this chapter is to allow the creation of aquifer protection areas to finance the protection, preservation, and rehabilitation of subterranean water, and to reduce special assessments imposed upon households to finance facilities for such purposes. Pollution and degradation of subterranean drinking water supplies, and the depletion of subterranean drinking water supplies, pose immediate threats to the safety and welfare of the citizens of this state.
Sec. 2. RCW 36.36.040 and 1988 c 258 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
Aquifer protection areas may impose fees to fund:
(1) The preparation of a comprehensive plan to protect, preserve, and rehabilitate subterranean water, including ground water management programs adopted under chapter 90.44 RCW. This plan may be prepared as a portion of a county sewerage and/or water general plan pursuant to RCW 36.94.030;
The construction of facilities for: (a) The removal of water‑ borne
pollution; (b) water quality improvement; (c) sanitary sewage collection,
disposal, and treatment; ((
and)) (d) storm water or surface water
drainage collection, disposal, and treatment; and (e) the construction of
public water systems;
The proportionate reduction of special assessments imposed by a county, city,
town, or special district in the aquifer protection area for any of the
facilities described in subsection (2) of this section; ((
(4) The costs of monitoring and inspecting on‑site sewage disposal systems or community sewage disposal systems for compliance with applicable standards and rules, and for enforcing compliance with these applicable standards and rules in aquifer protection areas created after June 9, 1988; and
(5) The costs of: (a) Monitoring the quality and quantity of subterranean water and analyzing data that is collected; (b) ongoing implementation of the comprehensive plan developed under subsection (1) of this section; (c) enforcing compliance with standards and rules relating to the quality and quantity of subterranean waters; and (d) public education relating to protecting, preserving, and enhancing subterranean waters.