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H.B. 43





Sponsor: David L. Hogue

             5      This act modifies the Safe Drinking Water Act to allow a fluoridated water system to supply
             6      water to a resident in an adjacent municipality or county which has not approved
             7      fluoridation upon the request of a resident.
             8      This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
             9      ENACTS:
             10          19-4-111.1, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             11      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             12          Section 1. Section 19-4-111.1 is enacted to read:
             13          19-4-111.1. Provision of fluoridated water -- Request of resident.
             14          A public water system S IN A COUNTY OF THE FIRST OR SECOND CLASS s whose entire
             14a      water inventory is fluoridated may supply water to a
             15      residence or business in S [ an adjacent ] A s municipality S [ or county ] THAT IS LOCATED IN TWO
             15a      COUNTIES, ONE THAT HAS APPROVED FLUORIDATION AND ONE s that has not approved
             15b      fluoridation in
             16      accordance with Subsection 19-4-111 (1) if:
             17          (1) the owner requests that the public water system supply water to the residence or
             18      business;
             19          (2) no reasonable alternative water supply exists; and
             20          (3) the owner's request can be fulfilled without affecting other residences or businesses in
             21      the municipality or county that has not approved fluoridation.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 11-15-01 10:06 AM

A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

Committee Note

The Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee recommended this bill.

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