Legislation

Feb 12 2014

S. 2019

Official Short: SECURE Water Amendments Act of 2014

Long Title: To reauthorize and update certain provisions of the Secure Water Act.

Sponsors: Mr. Schatz, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Wyden.

STATUS:

  • February 12, 2014.--Introduced.
  • February 27, 2014.--Subcommittee on Water and Power hearing held.
  • June 18, 2014.--Full committee business meeting. Ordered reported with amendments favorably.
  • July 31, 2014.--Reported with amendments.  S. Rept. 113-230.
  • July 31, 2014.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No. 517]

S.2019

SECURE Water Amendments Act of 2014 (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 2019 IS

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2019

To reauthorize and update certain provisions of the Secure Water Act.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 12, 2014

Mr. SCHATZ (for himself, Mr. HEINRICH, Mr. WYDEN, Mr. UDALL of New Mexico, Ms. HIRONO, and Mr. UDALL of Colorado) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To reauthorize and update certain provisions of the Secure Water Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `SECURE Water Amendments Act of 2014'.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES; ELIGIBILITY; AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    (a) In General- Section 9504 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (42 U.S.C. 10364) is amended--
      (1) in subsection (a)--
        (A) in paragraph (1)(H)--
          (i) in clause (i), by striking `or' at the end;
          (ii) in clause (ii), by striking the period and inserting `; or'; and
          (iii) by adding at the end the following:
          `(iii) to plan for or address the impacts of drought.'; and
        (B) in paragraph (2)(A)--
          (i) by striking `; and' and inserting `; or';
          (ii) by striking `(A) be located within the States' and inserting the following:
        `(A) be located in--
          `(i) the States'; and
          (iii) by adding at the end the following:
          `(ii) the State of Hawaii; and'; and
      (2) in subsection (e), by striking `There is' and all that follows through `$200,000,000' and inserting `There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2023'.

SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR NATIONAL WATER AVAILABILITY AND USE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.

    Section 9508(e)(2) of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (42 U.S.C. 10368(e)(2)) is amended by striking `$12,500,000 for the period of fiscal years 2009 through 2013' and inserting `such sums as are necessary for the period of fiscal years 2014 through 2023'.