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H.R. 3877: Salton Sea Projects Improvements Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 14, 2021 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 3877


June 14, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


To amend the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 to authorize additional projects related to the Salton Sea, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Salton Sea Projects Improvements Act.


Research Project

Section 1101 of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (Public Law 102–575; 106 Stat. 4661) is amended—


by redesignating subsections (b) through (d) as subsections (c) through (e), respectively;


by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection:


Additional project authorities


In general

The Secretary, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, may provide grants and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements to carry out projects located in the area of the Salton Sea in Southern California to improve air quality, fish and wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, and water quality, in partnership with—


State, Tribal, and local governments;


water districts;


joint powers authorities, including the Salton Sea Authority;


nonprofit organizations; and


institutions of higher education.


Included activities

The projects described in paragraph (1) may include—


construction, operation, maintenance, permitting, and design activities required for such projects; and


dust suppression projects.

; and


in subsection (e), as so redesignated, by striking $10,000,000 and inserting $250,000,000.