Text: S.356 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 106-221 (06/21/2000)
[106th Congress Public Law 221]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[[Page 114 STAT. 351]]
Public Law 106-221
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain works,
facilities, and titles of the Gila Project, and designated lands within
or adjacent to the Gila Project, to the Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and
Drainage District, and for other purposes.
<<NOTE: June 20, 2000 - [S. 356]>> Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the United States of America in
Congress <<NOTE: Wellton-Mohawk Transfer Act.>> assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be referred to as the ``Wellton-Mohawk Transfer Act''.
SEC. 2. TRANSFER.
The Secretary of the Interior (``Secretary'') is authorized to carry
out the terms of the Memorandum of Agreement No. 8-AA-34-WAO14
(``Agreement'') dated July 10, 1998 between the Secretary and the
Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District (``District'') providing
for the transfer of works, facilities, and lands to the District,
including conveyance of Acquired Lands, Public Lands, and Withdrawn
Lands, as defined in the Agreement.
SEC. 3. WATER AND POWER CONTRACTS.
Notwithstanding the transfer, the Secretary and the Secretary of
Energy shall provide for and deliver Colorado River water and Parker-
Davis Project Priority Use Power to the District in accordance with the
terms of existing contracts with the District, including any amendments
or supplements thereto or extensions thereof and as provided under
section 2 of the Agreement.
SEC. 4. SAVINGS.
Nothing in this Act shall affect any obligations under the Colorado
River Basin Salinity Control Act (Public Law 93-320, 43 U.S.C. 1571).
SEC. 5. REPORT.
If transfer <<NOTE: Deadline.>> of works, facilities, and lands
pursuant to the Agreement has not occurred by July 1, 2000, the
Secretary shall report on the status of the transfer as provided in
section 5 of the Agreement.
[[Page 114 STAT. 352]]
SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATION.
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be
necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
Approved June 20, 2000.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 356 :
SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-21 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
Vol. 145 (1999):
Mar. 25, considered and passed
Vol. 146 (2000):
June 6, 7, considered and passed