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                                                      Calendar No. 1011
110th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 813


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            October 23, 2007

   Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

                           September 16, 2008

              Reported by Mr. Bingaman, with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
     To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and 
     Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to 
  participate in the Prado Basin Natural Treatment System Project, to 
 authorize the Secretary to carry out a program to assist agencies in 
projects to construct regional brine lines in California, to authorize 
the Secretary to participate in the Lower Chino Dairy Area desalination 
     demonstration and reclamation project, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

<DELETED>SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This Act may be cited as the ``Santa Ana River Water 
Supply Enhancement Act of 2007''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 2. PRADO BASIN NATURAL TREATMENT SYSTEM 
              PROJECT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and 
Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 
U.S.C. 390h et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 16</DELETED>__<DELETED>. PRADO BASIN NATURAL TREATMENT 
              SYSTEM PROJECT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary, in cooperation with the 
Orange County Water District, shall participate in the planning, 
design, and construction of natural treatment systems and wetlands for 
the flows of the Santa Ana River, California, and its tributaries into 
the Prado Basin.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Cost Sharing.--The Federal share of the cost of the 
project described in subsection (a) shall not exceed 25 percent of the 
total cost of the project.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Limitation.--Funds provided by the Secretary shall 
not be used for the operation and maintenance of the project described 
in subsection (a).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is 
authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section 
$20,000,000.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Sunset of Authority.--This section shall have no 
effect after the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment 
of this section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections in 
section 2 of Public Law 102-575 is further amended by inserting after 
the last item the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``16</DELETED>__<DELETED>. Prado Basin Natural Treatment 
                            System Project.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 3. REGIONAL BRINE LINES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and 
Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 
U.S.C. 390h et seq.) is further amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 16</DELETED>__<DELETED>. REGIONAL BRINE 
              LINES.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) Southern California.--The Secretary, under Federal 
reclamation laws and in cooperation with units of local government, may 
assist agencies in projects to construct regional brine lines to export 
the salinity imported from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean as 
identified in--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) the Salinity Management Study prepared by 
        the Bureau of Reclamation and the Metropolitan Water District 
        of Southern California; and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) the Southern California Comprehensive Water 
        Reclamation and Reuse Study prepared by the Bureau of 
        Reclamation.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Agreements and Regulations.--The Secretary may enter 
into such agreements and promulgate such regulations as are necessary 
to carry out this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Cost Sharing.--The Federal share of the cost of a 
project to construct regional brine lines described in subsection (a) 
shall not exceed--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) 25 percent of the total cost of the project; 
        or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) $40,000,000.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Limitation.--Funds provided by the Secretary shall 
not be used for operation or maintenance of any project described in 
subsection (a).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Sunset of Authority.--This section shall have no 
effect after the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment 
of this section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections in 
section 2 of Public Law 102-575 is further amended by inserting after 
the last item the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``16</DELETED>__<DELETED>. Regional brine lines.''.

<DELETED>SEC. 4. LOWER CHINO DAIRY AREA DESALINATION DEMONSTRATION AND 
              RECLAMATION PROJECT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    (a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and 
Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 
U.S.C. 390h et seq.) is further amended by adding at the end the 
following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``SEC. 16</DELETED>__<DELETED>. LOWER CHINO DAIRY AREA 
              DESALINATION DEMONSTRATION AND RECLAMATION 
              PROJECT.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary, in cooperation with the 
Chino Basin Watermaster, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency, and the 
Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority and acting under the Federal 
reclamation laws, shall participate in the design, planning, and 
construction of the Lower Chino Dairy Area desalination demonstration 
and reclamation project.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(b) Cost Sharing.--The Federal share of the cost of the 
project described in subsection (a) shall not exceed--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) 25 percent of the total cost of the project; 
        or</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) $50,000,000.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Limitation.--Funds provided by the Secretary shall 
not be used for operation or maintenance of the project described in 
subsection (a).</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(d) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are 
authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out 
this section.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(e) Sunset of Authority.--This section shall have no 
effect after the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment 
of this section.''.</DELETED>
<DELETED>    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections in 
section 2 of Public Law 102-575 is further amended by inserting after 
the last item the following:</DELETED>

<DELETED>``16</DELETED>__<DELETED>. Lower Chino dairy area desalination 
                            demonstration and reclamation project.''.

</DELETED>SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Santa Ana River Water Supply 
Enhancement Act of 2008''.

SEC. 2. PRADO BASIN NATURAL TREATMENT SYSTEM PROJECT.

    (a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study 
and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 U.S.C. 390h et 
seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 1649. PRADO BASIN NATURAL TREATMENT SYSTEM PROJECT.

    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary, in cooperation with the Orange 
County Water District, shall participate in the planning, design, and 
construction of natural treatment systems and wetlands for the flows of 
the Santa Ana River, California, and its tributaries into the Prado 
Basin.
    ``(b) Cost Sharing.--The Federal share of the cost of the 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 the project described in 
subsection (a).
    ``(d) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to carry out this section $10,000,000.
    ``(e) Sunset of Authority.--This section shall have no effect after 
the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment of this 
section.''.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections in section 2 of 
Public Law 102-575 (43 U.S.C. prec. 371) is amended by inserting after 
the last item the following:

``1649. Prado Basin Natural Treatment System Project.''.

SEC. 3. LOWER CHINO DAIRY AREA DESALINATION DEMONSTRATION AND 
              RECLAMATION PROJECT.

    (a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study 
and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 U.S.C. 390h et 
seq.) (as amended by section 2(a)) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:

``SEC. 1650. LOWER CHINO DAIRY AREA DESALINATION DEMONSTRATION AND 
              RECLAMATION PROJECT.

    ``(a) In General.--The Secretary, in cooperation with the Chino 
Basin Watermaster, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency, and the Santa 
Ana Watershed Project Authority and acting under the Federal 
reclamation laws, shall participate in the design, planning, and 
construction of the Lower Chino Dairy Area desalination demonstration 
and reclamation project.
    ``(b) Cost Sharing.--The Federal share of the cost of the project 
described in subsection (a) shall not exceed--
            ``(1) 25 percent of the total cost of the project; or
            ``(2) $26,000,000.
    ``(c) Limitation.--Funds provided by the Secretary shall not be 
used for operation or maintenance of the 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.
    ``(e) Sunset of Authority.--This section shall have no effect after 
the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment of this 
section.''.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections in section 2 of 
Public Law 102-575 (43 U.S.C. prec. 371) (as amended by section 2(b)) 
is amended by inserting after the last item the following:

``1650. Lower Chino dairy area desalination demonstration and 
                            reclamation project.''.
                                                      Calendar No. 1011

110th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 813

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

     To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and 
     Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to 
  participate in the Prado Basin Natural Treatment System Project, to 
 authorize the Secretary to carry out a program to assist agencies in 
projects to construct regional brine lines in California, to authorize 
the Secretary to participate in the Lower Chino Dairy Area desalination 
     demonstration and reclamation project, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           September 16, 2008

                       Reported with an amendment

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