H.R.361 - Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] (Introduced 01/10/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||07/17/2007 Star Print ordered on the bill.|
This bill has the status Passed House
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- Water Resources Development
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Summary: H.R.361 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (06/05/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act of 2007 - Amends the Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act of 2000 to authorize specified additional projects, including projects for water conservation and improvement in Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy, Hudspeth, and El Paso counties, Texas. Authorizes appropriations.
Permits each project that the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation, conducts or participates in under such Act to include: (1) the replacement of irrigation canals and lateral canals with buried pipelines; (2) the impervious lining of canals; (3) the installation of water level, flow measurement, pump control, and telemetry systems; (4) the renovation and replacement of pumping plants; and (5) other activities that will result in water conservation or an improved water supply.
Authorizes the Secretary to transfer and use up to 10% of amounts made available for any project authorized by this Act for any other such project.