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S. 4175: A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to authorize certain extraordinary operation and maintenance work for urban canals of concern.


The text of the bill below is as of May 10, 2022 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 4175

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 10, 2022

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to authorize certain extraordinary operation and maintenance work for urban canals of concern.

1.

Extraordinary operation and maintenance work performed by the Secretary

(a)

Definitions

Section 9601 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (43 U.S.C. 510) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), and (7) as paragraphs (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), and (1), respectively;

(2)

in paragraph (3) (as so redesignated), by striking et seq.) and inserting et seq.));

(3)

in paragraph (4) (as so redesignated), by striking mean and inserting means; and

(4)

by adding at the end the following:

(8)

Urban canal of concern

The term urban canal of concern means a transferred works or segment of a transferred works—

(A)

that conveys water through a densely populated urban area; and

(B)

with respect to which the Secretary determines, pursuant to the guidelines and criteria developed under section 9602(a), that if a failure were to occur, the failure would result in loss of life and property in the vicinity of the failed transferred works or segment of transferred works.

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(b)

Extraordinary maintenance and operation work on urban canal of concerns

Section 9603 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (43 U.S.C. 510b) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (c)—

(A)

in paragraph (1)—

(i)

by striking carry out any and inserting the following:

carry out—

(A)

any

;

(ii)

in subparagraph (A) (as so designated), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(iii)

by adding at the end the following:

(B)

any extraordinary maintenance and operation work on an urban canal of concern.

; and

(B)

in paragraph (3), in the first sentence—

(i)

by striking If the Secretary and inserting In the case of extraordinary maintenance and operation work on an urban canal of concern authorized under paragraph (1) or if the Secretary;

(ii)

by striking , which and inserting that; and

(iii)

by inserting or to carry out the extraordinary maintenance and operation work on the urban canal of concern after imminent harm; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(e)

Reimbursable funds

Any reimbursable funds provided under this section shall be considered to be a non-Federal source of funds for purposes of any cost-sharing requirement for a Federal grant.

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