S.2020 - A bill to authorize the establishment of a pilot program to provide environmental assistance to non-Federal interest in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sarbanes, Paul S. [D-MD] (Introduced 04/14/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/14/1994 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2020 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/14/1994)
Directs the Secretary of the Army to establish a pilot program to provide environmental assistance to non-Federal interests in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Requires such assistance to be in the form of design and construction assistance for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects affecting the Bay's estuary. Permits assistance for a project only if it is publicly owned and will be publicly operated and maintained. Sets forth requirements for local cooperation agreements with non-Federal interests.
Sets the Federal share at 75 percent of total project costs. Requires the non-Federal share of operation and maintenance costs to be 100 percent.
Directs the Secretary to establish at least one project in each of the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.