[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 118, 108th Congress, 2nd Session]
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118 STAT. 654

Public Law 108-233
108th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities
Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in
projects within the San Diego Creek Watershed, California, and for other
purposes. NOTE: May 28, 2004 -  [H.R. 1598]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress NOTE: Irvine Basin Surface and
Groundwater Improvement Act of 2004. 43 USC 390h note. assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Irvine Basin Surface and Groundwater
Improvement Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. PROJECT AUTHORIZATION.

(a) In General.--The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study
and Facilities Act (Public Law 102-575, title XVI; 43 U.S.C. 390h et
seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1635 the following:

``SEC. 1636. NOTE: 43 USC 390h-18. IRVINE BASIN GROUNDWATER AND
SURFACE WATER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

``(a) Authorization.--The Secretary, in cooperation with the Irvine
Ranch Water District, California, is authorized to participate in the
design, planning, and construction of projects to naturally treat
impaired surface water, reclaim and reuse impaired groundwater, and
provide brine disposal within the San Diego Creek Watershed.
``(b) Cost Share.--The Federal share of the costs of the projects
authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total
cost.
``(c) Limitation.--The Secretary shall not provide funds for the
operation or maintenance of a project authorized by this section.''.
(b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections in section 2 of the
Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 is amended
by inserting after the item relating to section 1635 the following:

``1636. Irvine basin groundwater and surface water improvement
projects.''.

Approved May 28, 2004.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1598:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 108-306 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 108-244 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 149 (2003):
Oct. 15, considered and passed
House.
Vol. 150 (2004):
May 19, considered and passed
Senate.