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  2d Session

                               H. R. 1106


                                 AN ACT

 To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency 
 to make grants to State agencies with responsibility for water source 
 development for the purpose of maximizing available water supply and 
protecting the environment through the development of alternative water 
  2d Session
                                H. R. 1106


                                 AN ACT

 To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency 
 to make grants to State agencies with responsibility for water source 
 development for the purpose of maximizing available water supply and 
protecting the environment through the development of alternative water 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the ``Alternative Water Sources Act of 


    Title II of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1281 
et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:


    ``(a) In General.--The Administrator may make grants to State, 
interstate, and intrastate water resource development agencies 
(including water management districts and water supply authorities), 
local government agencies, private utilities, and nonprofit entities 
for alternative water source projects to meet critical water supply 
    ``(b) Eligible Entity.--The Administrator may make grants under 
this section to an entity only if the entity has authority under State 
law to develop or provide water for municipal, industrial, and 
agricultural uses in an area of the State that is experiencing critical 
water supply needs.
    ``(c) Selection of Projects.--
            ``(1) Limitation.--A project that has received funds under 
        the reclamation and reuse program conducted under the 
        Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 
        (43 U.S.C. 390h et seq.) shall not be eligible for grant 
        assistance under this section.
            ``(2) Additional consideration.--In making grants under 
        this section, the Administrator shall consider whether the 
        project is located within the boundaries of a State or area 
        referred to in section 1 of the Reclamation Act of June 17, 
        1902 (32 Stat. 385), and within the geographic scope of the 
        reclamation and reuse program conducted under the Reclamation 
        Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 
        390h et seq.).
    ``(d) Committee Resolution Procedure.--
            ``(1) In general.--No appropriation shall be made for any 
        alternative water source project under this section, the total 
        Federal cost of which exceeds $3,000,000, if such project has 
        not been approved by a resolution adopted by the Committee on 
        Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
        Representatives or the Committee on Environment and Public 
        Works of the Senate.
            ``(2) Requirements for securing consideration.--For 
        purposes of securing consideration of approval under paragraph 
        (1), the Administrator shall provide to a committee referred to 
        in paragraph (1) such information as the committee requests and 
        the non-Federal sponsor shall provide to the committee 
        information on the costs and relative needs for the alternative 
        water source project.
    ``(e) Uses of Grants.--Amounts from grants received under this 
section may be used for engineering, design, construction, and final 
testing of alternative water source projects designed to meet critical 
water supply needs. Such amounts may not be used for planning, 
feasibility studies or for operation, maintenance, replacement, repair, 
or rehabilitation.
    ``(f) Cost Sharing.--The Federal share of the eligible costs of an 
alternative water source project carried out using assistance made 
available under this section shall not exceed 50 percent.
    ``(g) Reports.--
            ``(1) Reports to administrator.--Each recipient of a grant 
        under this section shall submit to the Administrator, not later 
        than 18 months after the date of receipt of the grant and 
        biennially thereafter until completion of the alternative water 
        source project funded by the grant, a report on eligible 
        activities carried out by the grant recipient using amounts 
        from the grant.
            ``(2) Report to congress.--On or before September 30, 2005, 
        the Administrator shall transmit to Congress a report on the 
        progress made toward meeting the critical water supply needs of 
        the grant recipients under this section.
    ``(h) Definitions.--In this section, the following definitions 
            ``(1) Alternative water source project.--The term 
        `alternative water source project' means a project designed to 
        provide municipal, industrial, and agricultural water supplies 
        in an environmentally sustainable manner by conserving, 
        managing, reclaiming, or reusing water or wastewater or by 
        treating wastewater.
            ``(2) Critical water supply needs.--The term `critical 
        water supply needs' means existing or reasonably anticipated 
        future water supply needs that cannot be met by existing water 
        supplies, as identified in a comprehensive statewide or 
        regional water supply plan or assessment projected over a 
        planning period of at least 20 years.
    ``(i) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to carry out this section $75,000,000 for each of fiscal 
years 2000 through 2004. Such sums shall remain available until 


    (a) Purchase of American-Made Equipment and Products.--In the case 
of any equipment or products that may be authorized to be purchased 
with financial assistance provided under this Act (including any 
amendment made by this Act), it is the sense of the Congress that 
entities receiving such assistance should, in expending the assistance, 
purchase only American-made equipment and products.
    (b) Notice to Recipients of Assistance.--In providing financial 
assistance under this Act (including any amendment made by this Act), 
the head of each Federal agency shall provide to each recipient of the 
assistance a notice describing the statement made in subsection (a) by 
the Congress.
    (c) Notice of Report.--Any entity which receives funds under this 
Act shall report any expenditures on foreign-made items to the Congress 
within 180 days of the expenditure.

            Passed the House of Representatives May 4, 2000.



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