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TITLE 312 NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION

Final Rule
LSA Document #08-531(F)

DIGEST

Amends 312 IAC 6.2-1-1 through 312 IAC 6.2-1-3, which addresses Great Lakes Basin water management, to assist with implementation of P.L.4-2008 (SEA 45) and effectuation of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher.



SECTION 1. 312 IAC 6.2-1-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

312 IAC 6.2-1-1 Purposes

Authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-25-1-11; IC 14-25-7-15; IC 14-25-15-5; IC 14-25-15-7


Sec. 1. The purposes of this article are to assist with each of the following:
(1) Implementation and administration of IC 14-25-1-11.
(2) Execution of the state's responsibilities under subsection (d) of 42 U.S.C. 1962d-20 (the "Water Resources Development Act").
(3) Evaluation of water diversions from the Great Lakes drainage basin.
(4) Implementation of the compact.
(Natural Resources Commission; 312 IAC 6.2-1-1; filed Jan 5, 2005, 9:45 a.m.: 28 IR 1459; filed Jan 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m.: 20090128-IR-312080531FRA)


SECTION 2. 312 IAC 6.2-1-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

312 IAC 6.2-1-2 Definitions

Authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-25-1-11; IC 14-25-7-15; IC 14-25-15-5; IC 14-25-15-7
Affected: IC 14-25


Sec. 2. As used (a) Definitions in Section 1.2 of IC 14-25-15-1 and in 312 IAC 1 apply throughout this article.

(b) In addition to the definitions referenced in subsection (a), "division" means the division of water of the department.
(Natural Resources Commission; 312 IAC 6.2-1-2; filed Jan 5, 2005, 9:45 a.m.: 28 IR 1459; filed Jan 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m.: 20090128-IR-312080531FRA)


SECTION 3. 312 IAC 6.2-1-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

312 IAC 6.2-1-3 Administration by the department

Authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-25-1-11; IC 14-25-7-15; IC 14-25-15-5; IC 14-25-15-7


Sec. 3. (a) The division shall:
(1) serve as the point of contact; and shall
(2) coordinate the administrative, professional, and technical functions of this article.

(b) Subject to IC 14-10-2-3 and to subsection (c), the department director shall issue any order appropriate to the implementation of this article.

(c) This section does not delegate to the department or to the department director any authority granted to the governor under IC 14-25-15.
(Natural Resources Commission; 312 IAC 6.2-1-3; filed Jan 5, 2005, 9:45 a.m.: 28 IR 1460; filed Jan 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m.: 20090128-IR-312080531FRA)


LSA Document #08-531(F)
Notice of Intent: 20080625-IR-312080531NIA
Proposed Rule: 20080827-IR-312080531PRA
Hearing Held: October 7, 2008
Approved by Attorney General: December 19, 2008
Approved by Governor: December 31, 2008
Filed with Publisher: January 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m.
Documents Incorporated by Reference: None Received by Publisher
Small Business Regulatory Coordinator: Stephen L. Lucas, Hearing Officer, Natural Resources Commission, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate Avenue, Room N501, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2200, (317) 233-3322, slucas@nrc.in.gov

Posted: 01/28/2009 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20090128-IR-312080531FRA
Composed: Jul 07,2020 2:36:25AM EDT
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