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S. 886: Indian Water Rights Settlement Extension Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2019 (Reference Change).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 886

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 27, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Heinrich, and Ms. Cortez Masto) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

May 23 (legislative day, May 22), 2019

Committee discharged; referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make the Reclamation Water Settlements Fund permanent.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Indian Water Rights Settlement Extension Act.

2.

Reclamation water settlements fund

Section 10501 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (43 U.S.C. 407) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(1), by striking For each of fiscal years 2020 through 2029 and inserting For fiscal year 2020 and each fiscal year thereafter;

(2)

in subsection (c)—

(A)

in paragraph (1)(A), by striking for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2034 and inserting for fiscal year 2020 and each fiscal year thereafter; and

(B)

in paragraph (3)(C), by striking for any authorized use and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting for any use authorized under paragraph (2).; and

(3)

by striking subsection (f).