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Text of the Conservation and Economic Growth Act

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 18, 2011 (Introduced).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2578

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 18, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Costa, and Mr. McCarthy of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes.

1.

Lower Merced River

(a)

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Section 3(a)(62)(B)(i) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)(62)) is amended—

(1)

by striking the normal maximum the first place that it appears and all that follows through April, 1990. and inserting the following: the boundary of FERC Project No. 2179 as it existed on July 18, 2011, consisting of a point approximately 2,480 feet downstream of the confluence with the North Fork of the Merced River, consisting of approximately 7.4 miles.; and

(2)

by striking the normal maximum operating pool water surface level of Lake McClure the second time that it occurs and inserting the boundary of FERC Project No. 2179 as it existed on July 18, 2011, consisting of a point approximately 2,480 feet downstream of the confluence with the North Fork of the Merced River.

(b)

Exchequer project

Section 3 of Public Law 102–432 is amended by striking Act: and all that follows through the period and inserting Act..