H.R. 5019 (109th): Wallowa Lake Dam Rehabilitation Act

Introduced:
Mar 28, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Greg Walden
Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 28, 2006
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 231 (Related)
Wallowa Lake Dam Rehabilitation and Water Management Act of 2005

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 26, 2005

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 28, 2006
Referred to Committee Mar 28, 2006
 
Full Title

To authorize the Bureau of Reclamation to participate in the rehabilitation of the Wallowa Lake Dam in Oregon, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Natural Resources

Water and Power

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/28/2006--Introduced.
Wallowa Lake Dam Rehabilitation Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to provide grants to, or enter into cooperative or other agreements with, tribal, state, and local governmental entities and the Associated Ditch Companies, Incorporated (ADC) (nonprofit corporation that operates the Wallowa Lake Dam) to plan, design, and construct facilities needed to implement the Wallowa Lake Dam Rehabilitation Program.
Directs the Secretary, as a condition of providing funds, to ensure that:
(1) the Rehabilitation Program meets the standards of the dam safety program of Oregon;
(2) ADC agrees to assume liability for any work performed or supervised with federal funds provided to it under this Act; and
(3) the United States shall not be liable for damages arising out of any act relating to a facility rehabilitated or constructed with federal funds provided under this Act, both while and after activities are conducted using such funds.
Limits the federal share of the cost of activities authorized under this Act to 50%.
Prohibits the federal government from holding title to, or being responsible for the operation and maintenance of, any facility rehabilitated or constructed under this Act.

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