Legislation

Apr 12 2013

S. 693

Long Title: To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mr. Wyden.

STATUS:

  • April 10, 2013.--Introduced.
  • April 16, 2013.-- Subcommittee on Water and Power hearings held. 
  • May 16, 2013.--Full committee markup; Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
  • July 15, 2013.--Reported to the Senate with an amendment. S. Rept.No. 113-75.
  • July 15, 2013.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar.  [Calendar No. 132].

S.693

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling... (Introduced in Senate - IS)

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 693

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 10, 2013

Mr. WYDEN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. PROJECT AUTHORIZATION.

    (a) In General- The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 U.S.C. 390h et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1656 the following:

`SEC. 1657. CITY OF HERMISTON, OREGON, WATER RECYCLING AND REUSE PROJECT.

    `(a) Authorization- The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Hermiston, Oregon, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of permanent facilities to reclaim and reuse water in the City of Hermiston, Oregon.
    `(b) Cost Share- The Federal share of the costs of the project described in subsection (a) shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost.
    `(c) Limitation- The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project described in subsection (a).'.
    (b) Clerical Amendment- The table of sections in section 2 of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 1656 the following:
      `Sec. 1657. City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project.'.