H.R. 1143 (101st): To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct and test the Lake Meredith Salinity Control Project, New Mexico and Texas, and for other purposes.

Feb 28, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Feb 28, 1989
Larry Combest
Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district
Related Bills
S. 486 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Nov 15, 1989

H.R. 2567 (Related)
Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1990

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Oct 26, 1990


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Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to construct and test the Lake Meredith Salinity Control Project, New Mexico and Texas, to improve the quality of water to the Canadian River downstream of Ute Reservoir, New Mexico, and entering Lake Meredith, Texas. Authorizes the Secretary to enter into a contract with the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority of Texas (Authority) for the design and construction management of project facilities by the Bureau of Reclamation and for the payment of construction costs by the Authority. Makes it the responsibility of the Authority to operate and maintain the facilities upon completion of construction and testing.
Requires the Authority to advance all costs of construction of project facilities as the non-Federal contribution.
Declares the Federal share to be all project costs for verification, design preparation, and construction management.
Provides for transferring control of the project works to the Authority or to a bonafide entity agreeable to New Mexico and Texas upon completion of construction and testing, or upon termination of activities at the request of the Authority. Authorizes appropriations.

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