H.R. 518: To amend the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 for the purposes of extending the Reclamation ...

...States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 through 2018, and for other purposes.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 05, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 518

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 5, 2013

(for himself, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Holt, Ms. Hanabusa, Ms. Chu, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Hinojosa, and Mr. Rangel) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 for the purposes of extending the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 through 2018, and for other purposes.

1.

Drought relief

(a)

Termination of authority

Section 104(c) of the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 (43 U.S.C. 2214(c)) is amended by striking 2012 and inserting 2018.

(b)

Authorization of appropriations

Section 301 of the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 (43 U.S.C. 2241) is amended—

(1)

by striking 90,000,000 and inserting $110,000,000; and

(2)

by striking 2012 and inserting 2018.

2.

Climate variability review

Subsection (e) of section 203 of the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 (43 U.S.C. 2223(e)) is amended as follows:

(e)

Review

The contingency plans shall include provisions for periodic review to assure adequacy of the contingency plan to respond to current conditions, as well as address projected long-term climate variability and change, and such plans may be modified accordingly.

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