H.R. 2306 (105th): Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System Act of 1997

Introduced:
Jul 30, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Rick Hill
Representative for Montana At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 30, 1997
Length
15 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1124 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2000

S. 841 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 05, 1997

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 30, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 30, 1997
Referred to Committee Jul 30, 1997
 
Full Title

To authorize construction of the Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System in the State of Montana, and for other purposes.

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House Natural Resources

Water and Power

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7/30/1997--Introduced.
Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System Act of 1997 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to plan, design, construct (including replacement of structures and equipment), operate, maintain, and replace the Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System (Water System). Directs the Secretary to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board regarding the Water System. Provides that title to the Water System be held in trust by the United States for the Fort Peck Tribes and not be transferred unless a transfer is authorized by an Act of Congress enacted after the enactment of this Act. Limits the availability of Water System construction funds until certain requirements are met.
Directs the Water System to use power from the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program for operation.
Considers use of the power to be a project use pumping requirement of Pick-Sloan. Directs the Secretary to enter into a cooperative agreement with appropriate non-Federal entities to provide Federal funds for the planning, design, and construction of the Roosevelt, Sheridan, Daniels, and Valley Counties Water System (Counties System), Montana, outside the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Limits the Federal share to 75 percent.
Requires cooperative agreement concurrence by the Water System Board. Authorizes the Secretary to:
(1) interconnect the Counties System with the Water System; and
(2) provide for the delivery of water to the Counties System, without charge, from the Missouri River through the Water System. Prohibits Federal funds from being used for operation and maintenance expenses associated with water deliveries to the Counties System. Authorizes appropriations.

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