S.1305 - A bill to amend the Colorado River Storage Project Act to authorize the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (Introduced 05/12/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 114-135|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/09/2015 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 215. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1305 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (09/09/2015)
(Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the state of Wyoming, to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project (authorized under the Colorado River Storage Project Act) to provide for the study, design, planning, and construction activities that will enable the use of all active storage capacity of Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir, including the placement of sufficient riprap on the upstream face of the Dam to allow such storage capacity to be used for authorized Project purposes.
Interior may enter into: (1) any contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or other agreement that is necessary to carry out this Act; and (2) contracts with Wyoming for division of any additional active capacity made available under this Act.
Interior must enter into a cooperative agreement with Wyoming for planning, design, related preconstruction activities, and construction of any modification of the Fontenelle Dam, which shall specify the responsibilities of Interior and Wyoming regarding: (1) completing the planning and final design of the modification of the Dam, (2) any environmental and cultural resource compliance activities required for the modification of the Dam, and (3) the construction of the modification of the Dam.