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Introduced in House (03/14/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4258


To reauthorize and update certain provisions of the Secure Water Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2014

Mrs. Napolitano (for herself, Ms. Gabbard, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Costa, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Sires, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Hahn, Mr. Pastor of Arizona, Mr. Doggett, and Mr. Takano) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To reauthorize and update certain provisions of the Secure Water Act.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “SECURE Water Amendments Act”.

SEC. 2. Authorized activities; eligibility; authorization of appropriations.

(a) In general.—Section 9504 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (42 U.S.C. 10364) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)—

(A) in paragraph (1)(H)—

(i) in clause (i), by striking “or” at the end;

(ii) in clause (ii), by striking the period and inserting “; or”; and

(iii) by adding at the end the following:

“(iii) to plan for or address the impacts of drought.”; and

(B) in paragraph (2)(A)—

(i) by striking “; and” and inserting “; or”;

(ii) by striking “(A) be located within the States” and inserting the following:

“(A) be located in—

“(i) the States”; and

(iii) by adding at the end the following:

“(ii) the State of Hawaii; and”; and

(2) in subsection (e), by striking “There is” and all that follows through “$200,000,000” and inserting “There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2023”.

SEC. 3. Authorization of appropriations for national water availability and use assessment program.

Section 9508(e)(2) of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (42 U.S.C. 10368(e)(2)) is amended by striking “$12,500,000 for the period of fiscal years 2009 through 2013” and inserting “such sums as are necessary for the period of fiscal years 2014 through 2023”.