By Fraser                                              S.B. No. 182
         77R1267 DLF-D                           
                                A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 1-1                                   AN ACT
 1-2     relating to the regulation of drinking water at certain youth
 1-3     camps.
 1-5           SECTION 1. Subchapter C, Chapter 341, Health and Safety Code,
 1-6     is amended by adding Section 341.051 to read as follows:
 1-7           Sec. 341.051.  WATER SUPPLIES AT YOUTH CAMPS. (a)  This
 1-8     subchapter does not apply to drinking water supplied by a youth
 1-9     camp to staff and campers at the camp and their visitors.
1-10           (b)  The department shall regulate the water supply at a
1-11     youth camp as provided by Section 141.009 and rules adopted by the
1-12     board under that section.  Those rules must comply with the federal
1-13     Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. Section 300f et seq.).
1-14           (c)  Youth camp drinking water shall be classified as being
1-15     furnished for private use, regardless of the number of persons for
1-16     whom water is supplied, and may not be resold to any other entity
1-17     for any purpose.
1-18           (d)  This section applies only to a youth camp licensed by
1-19     the department.
1-20           SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives a
1-21     vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
1-22     provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
1-23     Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
1-24     Act takes effect September 1, 2001.