SS#2 HCS HB 1717, 2016 (Amended Section - as Truly Agreed)
256.440. In order to ensure adequate, long-term,
reliable public water supply [storage], treatment,
and transmission facilities, there is hereby established
a "Multipurpose Water Resource Program". The program
shall be administered by the department of natural resources.
The state may participate with a sponsor in the development,
construction or renovation of a water resource project if the
sponsor has a plan which has been submitted to and approved
by the director. Prior to approval, such plan shall include
a schedule, proposed by the sponsor, to remit contributions back
to the fund created under section 256.438. Any money received
by the department of natural resources as a result of its participation
with any such sponsor shall be deposited in the multipurpose
water resource program fund created under section 256.438.