H.R.4339 - Boston Harbor Cleanup Funding Act102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 02/27/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/12/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources. (All Actions)|
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HR 4339 IH 102d CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4339 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for improvement of the quality of Boston Harbor and adjacent waters. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 27, 1992 Mr. MARKEY (for himself, Mr. MOAKLEY, Mr. STUDDS, Mr. ATKINS, Mr. EARLY, Mr. DONNELLY, Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. MAVROULES, and Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Public Works and Transportation A BILL To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for improvement of the quality of Boston Harbor and adjacent waters. 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 `Boston Harbor Cleanup Funding Act'. SEC. 2. BOSTON HARBOR. Title V of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is amended-- (1) by redesignating section 519 as section 520; and (2) by inserting after section 518 the following new section: `SEC. 519. BOSTON HARBOR AND ADJACENT WATERS. `(a) The Administrator shall establish a grant program to make grants to the State of Massachusetts for use by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority for constructing wastewater treatment works for the areas served by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. `(b) The Federal share of any construction project described in subsection (a) of this section shall not exceed 75 percent of the cost of construction of the wastewater treatment work. `(c)(1) For the purposes of carrying out the grant program under this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $1,000,000,000 for fiscal years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997. `(2) The amounts authorized by paragraph (1) shall remain available until expended. `(3) The amounts authorized by paragraph (1) shall be in addition to any other amounts authorized to be appropriated under titles II and VI of this Act.'.