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6 This act modifies the Safe Drinking Water Act to allow a public water system to supply
7 fluoridated water to a county or municipality that has not approved fluoridation under
8 emergency circumstances.
9 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
11 19-4-111.2, Utah Code Annotated 1953
12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
13 Section 1. Section 19-4-111.2 is enacted to read:
14 19-4-111.2. Provision of fluoridated water -- Emergency circumstances.
15 S (1) s A public water system that is simultaneously supplying water to a municipality or county
16 that approved fluoridation in accordance with Section 19-4-111 and a municipality or county that
17 has not approved fluoridation may provide water from its fluoridated inventory to a municipality
18 or county that has not approved fluoridation if:
19 S [
20 system's fluoridated inventory; h [
21 S [
22 county that has not approved fluoridation in accordance with Subsection 19-4-111 (1) in a time
23 consistent with repair times following best industrial practice h ; AND
23a S [
23b S (2) (a) A RESIDENT OF AN AFFECTED AREA THAT DOES NOT WISH TO RECEIVE
23c FLUORIDATED WATER DURING AN EMERGENCY MAY CONTACT THE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM TO
23d HAVE DELIVERY OF FLUORIDATED WATER TO THEIR RESIDENCE OR BUSINESS TERMINATED.
23e (b) THE RESIDENT SHALL DETERMINE WHEN TO RESUME DELIVERY OF WATER AND
23f SHALL CONTACT THE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM TO HAVE DELIVERY OF WATER RESUMED. s
Legislative Review Note
as of 11-15-01 10:05 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
The Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee recommended this bill.
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