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S. 37: Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 8, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 37

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 8, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Bennet) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To ensure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act.

2.

Bolts ditch access

(a)

Access granted

The Secretary of Agriculture shall permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use, in accordance with section 293.6 of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, of the Bolts Ditch Headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness, Colorado, as designated by Public Law 96–560, for the purposes of the diversion of water and use, maintenance, and repair of such ditch and headgate by the Town of Minturn, Colorado, a Colorado Home Rule Municipality.

(b)

Location of facilities

The Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment referenced in subsection (a) are as generally depicted on the map entitled Bolts Ditch headgate and Ditch Segment and dated November, 2015.