§ 1221.A. Moratorium on compacts or cooperative agreements relating to surface water or groundw...
Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 1221.A
§ 1221.A. Moratorium on compacts or cooperative agreements relating to surface water or groundwater
In order to provide for the conservation, preservation, protection and optimum development and utilization of surface water and groundwater within this state, the Legislature hereby establishes a moratorium on any state or tribal compact or any intergovernmental cooperative agreement, authorized pursuant to law, which is drafted in whole or in part to apportion surface water or groundwater ownership, or authorize or otherwise implement any sale or exportation of surface water or groundwater outside this state, except as authorized by the provisions of this act.1 Unless earlier repealed or revoked by the Legislature, the moratorium shall be in effect for a five-year period beginning on the effective date of this act2 or until such time as the State of Oklahoma conducts and completes a comprehensive scientific hydrological study of the water resources of this state.
Laws 2002, c. 485, § 3, emerg. eff. June 6, 2002; Laws 2004, c. 392, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2004.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 1221.A, OK ST T. 74 § 1221.A
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 229 of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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