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Conveyance Capacity Correction Act
116 HR 5752 IH: Conveyance Capacity Correction Act U.S. House of Representatives 2020-02-04 text/xml EN Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain. 1. This Act may be cited as the. Conveyance Capacity Correction Act 2. (a) The Secretary may provide funding to States and joint powers authorities for the initiation, acceleration, and completion of repairs to— (1) water conveyance facilities at transferred works located in a Reclamation State; or (2) water conveyance facilities that distribute irrigation water and untreated municipal water supplies from water storage facilities that are owned by the United States under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Reclamation and operated by a State entity. (b) A project eligible for funding under this section is a project where— (1) damage caused by land subsidence has resulted in the need to undertake non-recurring repairs on a conveyance facility that conveys water from an estuary to a joint powers authority or public water agency; (2) the Secretary has determined that the conveyance facilities have lost 10 percent or more of their designed carrying capacity along some portion of the facility; or (3) restoring carrying capacity of a conveyance facility would assist in meeting groundwater sustainability goals defined under State law. (c) On-farm conveyance facilities and conveyance facilities that serve only one water district are not eligible for funding under this Act. (d) The Secretary shall give funding priority to projects that— (1) are located in both— (A) a State that has been identified by the United States Drought Monitor as experiencing severe, extreme, or exceptional drought during some or all of at least 7 calendar years during the 10-year period ending immediately before such funds are made available; and (B) an area that has been identified by the United States Drought Monitor as experiencing exceptional drought during some or all of at least 4 calendar years during the 10-year period ending immediately before such funds are made available; (2) restore conveyance capacity lost as a result of subsidence; (3) have commenced an appraisal or feasibility level analysis in consultation with the Bureau of Reclamation or performed by a State; or (4) support water supply benefits, including through groundwater recharge, to disadvantaged communities. (e) (1) The Federal share of the cost of carrying out a project described in this section shall not be more than 50 percent. (2) The non-Federal share of the cost of carrying out a project described in the section— (A) shall be not less than 50 percent; and (B) may be provided in cash or in kind. (f) Federal funds provided under this section shall be— (1) in addition to any and all Federal funds authorized by statute for such purposes; and (2) non-reimbursable. 3. There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary $400,000,000 to carry out this Act. 4. For the purposes of this Act: (1) The term Reclamation facilitymeans each of the infrastructure assets that are owned by the Bureau of Reclamation at a Reclamation project. (2) The term Reclamation Statehas the meaning given the term in section 4014(8) of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act ( 43 U.S.C. 390bnote; Public Law 114–322). (3) The term Secretarymeans the Secretary of the Interior. (4) The term transferred worksmeans a Reclamation facility at which operations and maintenance of the facility is carried out by a non-Federal entity under the provisions of a formal operations and maintenance transfer contract or other legal agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation.
|02/12/2020||President||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1114; CR H1116-1117)Action By: House of Representatives|
|02/04/2020||President||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.Action By: House of Representatives|
|02/04/2020||President||Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives|