S.1516 - Rural Colorado Water Infrastructure Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Allard, Wayne [R-CO] (Introduced 05/24/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/24/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1516 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/24/2007)
Rural Colorado Water Infrastructure Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to establish a pilot program to provide environmental assistance to non-federal interests in Colorado, which may be provided in the form of design and construction assistance for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects.
Requires projects to be publicly owned as a prerequisite for assistance.
Directs the Secretary to enter into local cooperation agreements with non-federal interests for project design and construction. Sets the federal share of project costs under local cooperation agreements at 75%. Sets the non-federal share of operation and maintenance costs for projects constructed with assistance under this Act at 100%.