Summary: H.R.6040 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/12/2018)

Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act

(Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Interior, in consideration for the Contra Costa Water District, California, assuming all liability for the Contra Costa Canal, to offer to convey to the district all U.S. interest in the canal and associated land.

Interior shall convey to the district all U.S. interest in the Rock Slough fish screen facility pursuant to an agreement that ensures the continued safe and reliable operations of the facility.

(Sec. 4) The United States shall not be liable for damages arising out of any act, omission, or occurrence relating to the canal or the acquired land, with an exception for acts of negligence.

(Sec. 5) Interior shall report to Congress on the status of, any obstacles to completing, and an anticipated date of completion of, the conveyance and assignment.