H.R.4976 - To amend the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to authorize additional measures to carry out the control of salinity upstream of Imperial Dam in a cost-effective manner.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1] (Introduced 08/17/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||11/21/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.|
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Summary: H.R.4976 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/17/1994)
Amends the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to implement a basinwide salinity control program. Authorizes the Secretary to carry out such program directly or through grants, commitments for grants, or advances of funds to non-Federal entities.
Specifies that such program shall: (1) consist of cost-effective measures and associated works to reduce salinity from saline springs, leaking wells, irrigation sources, industrial sources, erosion of public and private land, or other appropriate sources; and (2) provide for the mitigation of incidental fish and wildlife values that are lost as a result of such measures.
Directs the Secretary to submit planning reports concerning the program to the appropriate congressional committees. Prohibits the Secretary from expending funds for any such implementation program before the expiration of 30 days after the Secretary submits such report.