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Text of the Central Texas Water Recycling Act of 2009

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 2, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 3, 2009 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1120

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 3, 2009

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

AN ACT

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the Central Texas Water Recycling and Reuse Project, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Central Texas Water Recycling Act of 2009.

2.

Project authorization

(a)

In general

The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (Public Law 102–575; 43 U.S.C. 390h et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 16__ the following new section:

16__.

Central Texas Water Recycling and Reuse Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Waco and other participating communities in the Central Texas Water Recycling and Reuse Project is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of permanent facilities to reclaim and reuse water in McLennan County, Texas.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the costs of the project described in subsection (a) shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project described in subsection (a).

(d)

Sunset of authority

The authority of the Secretary to carry out any provisions of this section shall terminate 10 years after the date of enactment of this section.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections in section 2 of Public Law 102–575 is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 16__ the following:

Sec. 16__. Central Texas Water Recycling and Reuse Project.

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Passed the House of Representatives June 2, 2009.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk