H.R. 1852 (109th): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to extend certain water contracts in Idaho, and for other ...

...purposes.

109th Congress, 2005–2006. Text as of Apr 26, 2005 (Introduced).

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HR 1852 IH

109th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1852

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to extend certain water contracts in Idaho, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 26, 2005

Mr. OTTER (for himself and Mr. SIMPSON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to extend certain water contracts in Idaho, 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. IDAHO WATER CONTRACTS EXTENSION.

    (a) Authority to Extend Water Contracts- Unless a non-Federal party to the contract objects, the Secretary of the Interior shall extend each of the water contracts listed in subsection (b) without altering any other terms of such contracts until the earlier of--

      (1) the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the date on which the contract would expire but for this section; or

      (2) the date on which a new water contract is executed by the parties to the contract.

    (b) Extended Contracts- The water contracts referred to in subsection (a) are the following:

      (1) Contract Number 14-06-100-5260, as amended between the United States of America and the Ballentyne Ditch Company, dated August 30, 1965.

      (2) Contract Number 14-06-100-6190, as amended between the United States of America and the Boise City Canal Company, dated March 13, 1968.

      (3) Contract Number 14-06-100-5798, as amended between the United States of America and the Boise Valley Irrigation Ditch Company, dated February 8, 1967.

      (4) Contract Number 14-06-100-5343, as amended between the United States of America and the Canyon County Water Company, dated December 2, 1965.

      (5) Contract Number 14-06-100-6342, as amended between the United States of America and the Capital View Irrigation District, dated September 10, 1968.

      (6) Contract Number 14-06-100-6255, as amended between the United States of America and the Eagle Island Water Users Association, dated May 17, 1968.

      (7) Contract Number 14-06-100-5278, as amended between the United States of America and the Eureka Water Company, dated September 15, 1965.

      (8) Contract Number 14-06-100-5862, as amended between the United States of America and the Fairview Acres Lateral Water Users Association, dated April 21, 1967.

      (9) Contract Number 14-06-100-5568, as amended between the United States of America and the Farmers Union Ditch Company, dated July 21, 1966.

      (10) Contract Number 14-06-100-5262, as amended between the United States of America and the Middleton Irrigation Association, dated August 26, 1965.

      (11) Contract Number 14-06-100-5265, as amended between the United States of America and the Middleton Mill Ditch Company, dated August 19, 1965.

      (12) Contract Number 14-06-100-5565, as amended between the United States of America and the New Dry Creek Ditch Company, dated July 8, 1966.

      (13) Contract Number 14-06-100-5264, as amended between the United States of America and the New Union Ditch Company, dated August 17, 1965.

      (14) Contract Number 14-06-100-5785, as amended between the United States of America and the Pioneer Ditch Company, dated January 31, 1967.

      (15) Contract Number 14-06-100-5599, as amended between the United States of America and the Pioneer Irrigation District, dated August 24, 1966.

      (16) Contract Number 14-06-100-5499, as amended between the United States of America and the Settlers Irrigation District, dated May 5, 1966.

      (17) Contract Number 14-06-100-5590, as amended between the United States of America and the South Boise Mutual Irrigation Company, dated July 26, 1966.

      (18) Contract Number 14-06-100-6049, as amended between the United States of America and the South Boise Water Company, dated September 18, 1967.

      (19) Contract Number 14-06-100-5591, as amended between the United States of America and the Thurman Mill Ditch Company, dated August 18, 1966.