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Text of the Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program Expansion Act of 2009

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 15, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 27, 2010 (Reported by Senate Committee).

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Calendar No. 611

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2442

[Report No. 111–325]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 19, 2009

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

September 27, 2010

Reported by , with an amendment

Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic

AN ACT

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to expand the Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program Expansion Act of 2009.

2.

Project authorizations

(a)

In general

The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h et seq.) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by adding at the end the following:

16__.

CCCSD-concord recycled water project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water distribution systems.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,800,000.

16__.

Central Dublin recycled water distribution and retrofit project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Dublin San Ramon Services District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,150,000.

16__.

Petaluma recycled water project, phases 2A, 2B, and 3

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Petaluma, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $6,000,000.

16__.

Central Redwood City recycled water project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Redwood City, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $8,000,000.

16__.

Palo Alto recycled water pipeline project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Palo Alto, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $8,250,000.

16__.

Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) antioch recycled water project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD), California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water distribution systems.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $7,000,000.

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(b)

Project implementation

In carrying out sections 1642 through 1648 of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act, and the sections added to such Act by subsection (a), the Secretary shall enter into individual agreements with the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Water Recycling implementing agencies to fund the projects through the Bay Area Clean Water Agencies (BACWA) or its successor, and shall may include in such agreements a provision for the reimbursement of construction costs, including those construction costs incurred prior to the enactment of this Act, subject to appropriations made available for the Federal share of the project under sections 1642 through 1648 of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act and the sections added to such Act by subsection (a).

(c)

Clerical amendments

The table of contents of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. prec. 371) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by adding at the end the following:

Sec. 16__. CCCSD-Concord recycled water project.

Sec. 16__. Central Dublin recycled water distribution and retrofit project.

Sec. 16__. Petaluma recycled water project, phases 2a, 2b, and 3.

Sec. 16__. Central Redwood City recycled water project.

Sec. 16__. Palo Alto recycled water pipeline project.

Sec. 16__. Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) Antioch recycled water project.

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3.

Modification to authorized projects

(a)

Antioch recycled water project

Section 1644(d) of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h–27) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by striking $2,250,000 and inserting $3,125,000.

(b)

South Bay advanced recycled water treatment facility

Section 1648(d) of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h–31) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by striking $8,250,000 and inserting $13,250,000.

September 27, 2010

Reported with an amendment