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108th Congress (2003-2004)
S.630.IS


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S.630 -- To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the San Gabriel River Watershed, and for other purposes. (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 630 IS

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 630

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the San Gabriel River Watershed, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 17, 2003

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


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the San Gabriel River Watershed, 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. SAN GABRIEL RIVER WATERSHED STUDY.

    (a) SHORT TITLE- This section may be cited as the `San Gabriel River Watershed Study Act'.

    (b) STUDY-

      (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of the Interior (hereafter in this section referred to as the `Secretary') shall conduct a special resource study of the following areas:

        (A) The San Gabriel River and its tributaries north of and including the city of Santa Fe Springs.

        (B) The San Gabriel Mountains within the territory of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (as defined in section 32603(c)(1)(C) of the State of California Public Resource Code).

      (2) STUDY CONDUCT AND COMPLETION- Section 8(c) of Public Law 91-383 (16 U.S.C. 1a-5(c)) shall apply to the conduct and completion of the study conducted under this section.

      (3) CONSULTATION WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS- In conducting the study under this section, the Secretary shall consult with the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy and other appropriate Federal, State, and local governmental entities.

      (4) CONSIDERATIONS- In conducting the study under this section, the Secretary shall consider regional flood control and drainage needs and publicly owned infrastructure such as wastewater treatment facilities.

    (c) REPORT- Not later than 3 years after funds are made available for this section, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives a report on the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the study.



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