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Text of the Little Butte/Bear Creek Subbasins Water Feasibility Act

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 11, 2007 (Introduced).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

Source: GPO

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 265

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 11, 2007

(for himself and Mr. Wyden) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to conduct a water resource feasibility study for the Little Butte/Bear Creek Subbasins in Oregon.

1.

Little Butte/Bear Creek Subbasins, Oregon, Water resource study

(a)

Short Title

This section may be cited as the Little Butte/Bear Creek Subbasins Water Feasibility Act.

(b)

Authorization

The Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, may participate in the Water for Irrigation, Streams and the Economy Project water management feasibility study and environmental impact statement in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement Between City of Medford and Bureau of Reclamation for the Water for Irrigation, Streams, and the Economy Project, dated July 2, 2004.

(c)

Authorization of Appropriations

(1)

In general

There is authorized to be appropriated to the Bureau of Reclamation $500,000 to carry out activities under this Act.

(2)

Non-federal share

(A)

In general

The non-Federal share shall be 50 percent of the total costs of the Bureau of Reclamation in carrying out subsection (b).

(B)

Form

The non-Federal share required under subparagraph (A) may be in the form of any in-kind services that the Secretary of the Interior determines would contribute substantially toward the conduct and completion of the study and environmental impact statement required under subsection (b).