Text: H.R.745 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/15/2013)

1st Session
H. R. 745

To reauthorize the Water Desalination Act of 1996.


February 15, 2013

Mrs. Napolitano (for herself, Ms. Brown of Florida, Ms. Chu, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Honda, Mr. Markey, Mrs. Negrete McLeod, Mr. Peters of California, Mr. Pierluisi, Mr. Rush, Mr. Sablan, Ms. Linda T. Sánchez of California, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Hinojosa, Ms. Hanabusa, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Pastor of Arizona, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Ruiz, and Mr. Takano) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To reauthorize the Water Desalination Act of 1996.

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

SECTION 1. Reauthorization of Water Desalination Act of 1996.

Section 8 of the Water Desalination Act of 1996 (42 U.S.C. 10301 note; Public Law 104–298) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), in the first sentence, by striking “2013” and inserting “2018”; and

(2) in subsection (b), by striking “for each of fiscal years 2012 through 2013” and inserting “for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2018”.