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Public Law No: 109-70 (09/21/2005)

 
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Public Law 109-70
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities 
Act to authorize certain projects in the State of Hawaii. <<NOTE: Sept. 
                         21, 2005 -  [S. 264]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Hawaii Water 
Resources Act of 2005.>> 

SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 43 USC 390h note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Hawaii Water Resources Act of 2005''.

SEC. 2. HAWAII RECLAMATION PROJECTS.

    (a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study 
and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h et seq.) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating the second section 1636 (as added by 
        section 1(b) of Public Law 108-316 (118 Stat. 1202)) <<NOTE: 43 
        USC 390h-17a, 390h-19.>>  as section 1637; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 1638. <<NOTE: 43 USC 390h-20.>> HAWAII RECLAMATION PROJECTS.

    ``(a) Authorization.--The Secretary may--
            ``(1) in cooperation with the Board of Water Supply, City 
        and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, participate in the design, 
        planning, and construction of a project in Kalaeloa, Hawaii, to 
        desalinate and distribute seawater for direct potable use within 
        the service area of the Board;
            ``(2) in cooperation with the County of Hawaii Department of 
        Environmental Management, Hawaii, participate in the design, 
        planning, and construction of facilities in Kealakehe, Hawaii, 
        for the treatment and distribution of recycled water and for 
        environmental purposes within the County; and
            ``(3) in cooperation with the County of Maui Wastewater 
        Reclamation Division, Hawaii, participate in the design, 
        planning, and construction of, and acquire land for, facilities 
        in Lahaina, Hawaii, for the distribution of recycled water from 
        the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility for non-potable uses 
        within the County.

    ``(b) Cost Share.--The Federal share of the cost of a project 
described in subsection (a) shall not exceed 25 percent of the total 
cost of the project.
    ``(c) Limitation.--Funds provided by the Secretary shall not be used 
for the operation and maintenance of a project described in subsection 
(a).
    ``(d) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are authorized to be 
appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.''.

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    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections in section 2 of the 
Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 
prec. 371) is amended by striking the item relating to the second 
section 1636 (as added by section 2 of Public Law 108-316 (118 Stat. 
1202)) and inserting the following:

``Sec. 1637. Williamson County, Texas, Water Recycling and Reuse 
           Project.
``Sec. 1638. Hawaii reclamation projects.''.

    Approved September 21, 2005.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 264:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-33 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 151 (2005):
            July 26, considered and passed Senate.
            Sept. 13, considered and passed House.

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