IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 22, 2021
Mr. Padilla (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, and Mr. Ossoff) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the pilot program for alternative water source projects, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Water Reuse and Resiliency Act of 2021.
Pilot program for alternative water source projects
Section 220 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1300) is amended—
in subsection (b), in the heading, by striking
In General and inserting
in subsection (d)—
in paragraph (1), by inserting
by striking paragraph (2); and
by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (2);
by striking subsection (e);
in subsection (i)—
in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking
, the following definitions apply; and
in paragraph (1), in the first sentence, by striking
water or wastewater or by treating wastewater and inserting
water, wastewater, or stormwater or by treating wastewater or stormwater for groundwater recharge, potable reuse, or other purposes;
in subsection (j)—
in the first sentence, by striking
There is and inserting the following:
in paragraph (1) (as so designated), by striking
a total of $75,000,000 for fiscal years 2002 through 2004. Such sums shall and inserting
$200,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2022 through 2026, to; and
by adding at the end the following:
Limitation on use of funds
Of the amounts made available for grants under paragraph (1), not more than 2 percent may be used to pay the administrative costs of the Administrator.
by redesignating subsections (b), (c), (d), (i), and (j) as subsections (c), (d), (e), (b), and (i), respectively, and moving those subsections so as to appear in alphabetical order.