The statutory life of the Water Quality Appeals Board is extended eight years to July 1, 2030. Retroactive to July 1, 2022.
Disposition: 4/13 signed by governor. Chap. 121, Laws 2022.
Monies in the Water Supply Development Revolving Fund may be used for providing technical assistance to water providers for water supply development projects. Increases the maximum amount of a single Water Infrastructure Finance Authority grant to water providers for water supply development projects to $250,000, from $100,000.
Disposition: 3/25 signed by Governor Chap. 63, Laws 2022.
In any planned community that allows grass on a member's property, a homeowner's association (HOA) cannot prohibit installing or using artificial grass on any member's property. An HOA is allowed to adopt reasonable rules regarding the installation and appearance of artificial grass if those rules do not prevent installing or using the artificial grass. The court is required to award reasonable attorney fees and costs to any party that prevails in an action against the HOA for a violation of this legislation.
Disposition: 3/30 signed by Governor. Chap. 101, Laws 2022.
Repeals the statutory termination date of July 1, 2022 for the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority. Retroactive to July 1, 2022.
Disposition: 3/25 signed by Governor Chap. 68, Laws 2022
Municipalities with a population of more than 150,000 persons and less than 300,000 persons are no longer required to get voter approval before entering into a financial assistance loan repayment agreement with the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA). WIFA is prohibited from providing funds to a municipality to condemn or acquire through eminent domain any assets of a public service corporation regulated by the Corporation Commission. During FY2022-23 through FY2026-27, all counties and municipalities regardless of population, and a sanitary district with a population of fewer than 50,000 persons, are authorized to enter info a financial assistance loan repayment agreement with WIFA without voter approval. Emergency clause.
Disposition: 4/13 signed by governor. Chap. 133, Laws 2022.