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S. 1604: Local Water Protection Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1604

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 22, 2019

(for herself and Mr. Rubio) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to nonpoint source management, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Local Water Protection Act.

2.

Nonpoint source management programs

Section 319 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1329) is amended by striking subsection (j) and inserting the following:

(j)

Authorization of appropriations

(1)

In general

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out subsections (h) and (i) $200,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024, of which not more than $7,500,000 for each fiscal year may be used to carry out subsection (i).

(2)

Availability

Amounts made available under paragraph (1) shall remain available until expended.

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