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H.R. 3595 (ih) To increase the authorization of appropriations for the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...

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                               H. R. 3595


                                 AN ACT

  To increase the authorization of appropriations for the Reclamation 
          Safety of Dams Act of 1978, and for other purposes.
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3595


                                 AN ACT

  To increase the authorization of appropriations for the Reclamation 
          Safety of Dams Act of 1978, and for other purposes.

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


    The Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 is amended--
            (1) in section 4 (43 U.S.C. 508)--
                    (A) in subsection (a), by striking ``or from 
                nonperformance of reasonable and normal maintenance of 
                the structure by the operating entity'';
                    (B) in subsection (c), by--
                            (i) inserting after ``1984'' the following: 
                        ``and the additional $380,000,000 further 
                        authorized to be appropriated by amendments to 
                        that Act in 2000'';
                            (ii) striking paragraph (2) and 
                        redesignating paragraphs (3) and (4) as 
                        paragraphs (2) and (3), respectively; and
                            (iii) in the first sentence of paragraph 
                        (3), as so redesignated, inserting 
                        ``irrigation,'' after ``Costs allocated to the 
                        purpose of'', and inserting ``without regard to 
                        water users' ability to pay'' before the period 
                        at the end; and
                    (C) in subsection (d), by inserting before the 
                period at the end the following: ``: Provided further, 
                That the Secretary is authorized to expend payments of 
                such reimbursable costs made pursuant to a repayment 
                contract at any time prior to completion of 
            (2) in section 5 (43 U.S.C. 509), by--
                    (A) inserting after ``levels)'' the following: 
                ``and, effective October 1, 1997, not to exceed an 
                additional $380,000,000 (October 1, 2000, price 
                    (B) striking ``$750,000'' and inserting 
                ``$1,200,000 (October 1, 2000, price levels), plus or 
                minus such amounts, if any, as may be justified by 
                reason of ordinary fluctuations in construction costs 
                as indicated by engineering cost indexes applicable to 
                the types of construction involved herein,''; and
                    (C) striking ``sixty days (which'' and all that 
                follows through ``day certain)'' and inserting ``30 
                calendar days''; and
            (3) in section 2 (43 U.S.C. 506), by inserting ``(a)'' 
        before ``In order to'', and by adding at the end the following:
    ``(b) Prior to selecting a Bureau of Reclamation facility for 
modification, the Secretary shall notify project beneficiaries in 
writing of such selection and solicit their interest in participating 
in evaluating the facility for modification. If requested by the 
project beneficiaries, the Secretary, acting through the Commissioner 
of the Bureau of Reclamation, is authorized to negotiate an agreement 
with project beneficiaries for the cooperative oversight of planning, 
design, cost containment, procurement, construction, and management of 
the modifications. Prior to submitting the modification reports 
required by section 5, the Secretary shall consider, and where 
appropriate implement, alternatives recommended by project 
beneficiaries. Within 30 days after receiving such recommendations, the 
Secretary shall provide to the project beneficiaries a written response 
detailing proposed actions to address the recommendations. The 
Secretary's response to the project beneficiaries shall be included in 
the modification reports required by section 5.
    ``(c) Following submission of the reports required by section 5, 
project beneficiaries who wish to receive regular information 
concerning the status and costs of modifications shall notify the 
Secretary in writing. During the construction phase of the 
modifications, the Secretary shall keep such beneficiaries informed of 
the costs and status of such modifications. The Secretary shall 
consider, and where appropriate implement, alternatives recommended by 
project beneficiaries concerning the cost containment measures and 
construction management techniques needed to carry out such 

            Passed the House of Representatives October 23, 2000.



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