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Text of the To reauthorize funding for the Water Desalination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2002 (Introduced).

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HR 4792 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4792

To reauthorize funding for the Water Desalination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 2002

Mr. HORN (for himself, Mr. CALVERT, Mr. REYES, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. UNDERWOOD, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. FILNER, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mrs. THURMAN, Ms. SOLIS, and Ms. MILLENDER-MCDONALD) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Science, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To reauthorize funding for the Water Desalination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. REAUTHORIZATION.

    Section 8 of the Water Desalination Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 3622, 3624; P.L. 104-298; 42 U.S.C. 10301 note) is amended to read as follows:

‘SEC. 8. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    ‘(a) SECTION 3- There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 3 of this Act $5,000,000 per year for fiscal years 2003-2008. Of these amounts, up to $1,000,000 in each fiscal year may be awarded to institutions of higher education, including United States-Mexico binational research foundations and interuniversity research programs established by the two countries, for research grants without any cost-sharing requirement.

    ‘(b) SECTION 4- There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 4 of this Act $25,000,000 for fiscal years 2003 through 2008.’.