SB0401 (CH0029)

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Underground Utility Damage Prevention - Connecting Buildings to Water Supply Systems and Sewerage Systems - Detectable Wires

Sponsored by:

Senator Astle


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 29

Synopsis:Requiring that any new or replacement piping that is buried or installed for the purpose of connecting a building to a water supply system or sewerage system be buried or installed with an insulated copper tracer wire that is suitable for direct burial and has an American wire gauge (AWG) of at least 10, or an equivalent product that makes the piping detectable; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Astle, Bates, Guzzone, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Middleton, Benson, Feldman, Kelley, and Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0341
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Construction
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Environment
Article - Public Utilities
(12-129, 24-107)

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