H.R.1000 - Rural Colorado Water Infrastructure Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Salazar, John T. [D-CO-3] (Introduced 02/11/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||02/12/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.1000 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/11/2009)
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%.