H. R. 3877
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 14, 2021
Mr. Ruiz 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.
This Act may be cited as the
Salton Sea Projects Improvements Act.
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
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;
joint powers authorities, including the Salton Sea Authority;
nonprofit organizations; and
institutions of higher education.
The projects described in paragraph (1) may include—
construction, operation, maintenance, permitting, and design activities required for such projects; and
dust suppression projects.
in subsection (e), as so redesignated, by striking
$10,000,000 and inserting