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                                                       Calendar No. 609
116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 3044

                          [Report No. 116-309]

 To amend the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 to expand the 
   Indian reservation drinking water program, and for other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           December 12, 2019

Mr. Wyden (for himself and Mr. Merkley) introduced the following bill; 
  which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

                            December 9, 2020

               Reported by Mr. Hoeven, with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 to expand the 
   Indian reservation drinking water program, and for other purposes.

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

<DELETED>SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    This Act may be cited as the ``Western Tribal Water 
Infrastructure Act of 2019''.</DELETED>

<DELETED>SEC. 2. INDIAN RESERVATION DRINKING WATER PROGRAM.</DELETED>

<DELETED>    Section 2001 of the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 
2018 (42 U.S.C. 300j-3c note; Public Law 115-270) is amended--
</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (1) in subsection (a)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), 
                by striking ``Subject to the availability of 
                appropriations, the Administrator'' and inserting ``The 
                Administrator'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in paragraph (1), by striking ``and'' 
                at the end;</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) in paragraph (2), by striking the 
                period at the end and inserting ``; and''; 
                and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (D) by adding at the end the 
                following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(3) 10 eligible projects described in subsection 
        (b) that are within--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) the portion of the Columbia River 
                Basin that is--</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(i) south of the Columbia River; 
                        and</DELETED>
                        <DELETED>    ``(ii) below the Grand Coulee Dam; 
                        or</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) coastal basins adjacent to the 
                portion of the Columbia River Basin described in 
                subparagraph (A).'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (2) in subsection (b)(1)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking ``is on a reservation'' 
                and inserting the following: ``is on--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(A) a reservation'';</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) in subparagraph (A) (as so 
                designated), by striking ``and'' at the end and 
                inserting ``or''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (C) by adding at the end the 
                following:</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    ``(B) an off-reservation site that serves 
                an Indian Tribe described in subsection (c)(2); 
                and'';</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (3) in subsection (c)--</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (A) by striking the subsection designation 
                and heading and all that follows through ``In carrying 
                out'' and inserting the following:</DELETED>
<DELETED>    ``(c) Requirements.--</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(1) Upper missouri river basin.--In carrying 
        out''; and</DELETED>
                <DELETED>    (B) by adding at the end the 
                following:</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    ``(2) Columbia river basin.--In carrying out the 
        program under subsection (a)(3), the Administrator of the 
        Environmental Protection Agency shall select not less than 1 
        eligible project that serves one or more Tribal communities of 
        federally recognized Indian Tribes the Federal recognition of 
        which has been terminated and subsequently restored.''; 
        and</DELETED>
        <DELETED>    (4) in subsection (d), by striking ``$20,000,000 
        for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2022'' and inserting 
        ``$30,000,000 for fiscal year 2020 and each fiscal year 
        thereafter''.</DELETED>

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Western Tribal Water Infrastructure 
Act of 2020''.

SEC. 2. INDIAN RESERVATION DRINKING WATER PROGRAM.

    Section 2001 of the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (42 
U.S.C. 300j-3c note; Public Law 115-270) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by 
                striking ``Subject to the availability of 
                appropriations, the Administrator'' and inserting ``The 
                Administrator'';
                    (B) in paragraph (1), by striking ``and'' at the 
                end;
                    (C) in paragraph (2), by striking the period at the 
                end and inserting ``; and''; and
                    (D) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(3) 10 eligible projects described in subsection (b) that 
        are within--
                    ``(A) the Columbia River Basin; or
                    ``(B) a coastal basin adjacent to the Columbia 
                River.'';
            (2) in subsection (b)(1)--
                    (A) by striking ``is on a reservation'' and 
                inserting the following: ``is on--
                    ``(A) a reservation'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (A) (as so designated), by 
                striking ``and'' at the end and inserting ``or''; and
                    (C) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(B) an off-reservation site that serves an Indian 
                Tribe described in subsection (c)(2)(B); and'';
            (3) in subsection (c)--
                    (A) by striking the subsection designation and 
                heading and all that follows through ``In carrying 
                out'' and inserting the following:
    ``(c) Requirements.--
            ``(1) Upper missouri river basin.--In carrying out''; and
                    (B) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2) Columbia river basin.--In carrying out the program 
        under subsection (a)(3), the Administrator of the Environmental 
        Protection Agency shall--
                    ``(A) give priority to projects that respond to 
                emergency situations where a lack of access to clean 
                drinking water threatens the health of Tribal 
                populations;
                    ``(B) select not fewer than 1 eligible project that 
                serves 1 or more Tribal communities of federally 
                recognized Indian Tribes the Federal recognition of 
                which has been terminated and subsequently restored; 
                and
                    ``(C) ensure that not fewer than 1 eligible project 
                under that subsection is carried out in--
                            ``(i) the area described in subparagraph 
                        (A) of that subsection; and
                            ``(ii) an area described in subparagraph 
                        (B) of that subsection.'';
            (4) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e);
            (5) by inserting after subsection (c) the following:
    ``(d) Federal Share.--The Federal share of a project carried out 
under this section shall be 100 percent.''; and
            (6) in subsection (e) (as so redesignated), by striking 
        ``$20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2022'' and 
        inserting ``$30,000,000 for fiscal year 2020 and each fiscal 
        year thereafter''.
                                                       Calendar No. 609

116th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                S. 3044

                          [Report No. 116-309]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To amend the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 to expand the 
   Indian reservation drinking water program, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                            December 9, 2020

                       Reported with an amendment

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