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H.R. 673 (rh) To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants to the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority and other appropriate agencies for the purpose of improving water quality throughout the marine ecosystem of the Flor...

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                                H. R. 673



                              May 8, 2000

 Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and 
                              Public Works


                                 AN ACT

 To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency 
    to make grants to the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority and other 
    appropriate agencies for the purpose of improving water quality 
          throughout the marine ecosystem of the Florida Keys.

    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 ``Florida Keys Water Quality 
Improvements Act of 2000''.


    Title I of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 
et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:


    ``(a) In General.--Subject to the requirements of this section, the 
Administrator may make grants to the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, 
appropriate agencies of municipalities of Monroe County, Florida, and 
other appropriate public agencies of the State of Florida or Monroe 
County for the planning and construction of treatment works to improve 
water quality in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
    ``(b) Criteria for Projects.--In applying for a grant for a project 
under subsection (a), an applicant shall demonstrate that--
            ``(1) the applicant has completed adequate planning and 
        design activities for the project;
            ``(2) the applicant has completed a financial plan 
        identifying sources of non-Federal funding for the project;
            ``(3) the project complies with--
                    ``(A) applicable growth management ordinances of 
                Monroe County, Florida;
                    ``(B) applicable agreements between Monroe County, 
                Florida, and the State of Florida to manage growth in 
                Monroe County, Florida; and
                    ``(C) applicable water quality standards; and
            ``(4) the project is consistent with the master wastewater 
        and stormwater plans for Monroe County, Florida.
    ``(c) Consideration.--In selecting projects to receive grants under 
subsection (a), the Administrator shall consider whether a project will 
have substantial water quality benefits relative to other projects 
under consideration.
    ``(d) Consultation.--In carrying out this section, the 
Administrator shall consult with--
            ``(1) the Water Quality Steering Committee established 
        under section 8(d)(2)(A) of the Florida Keys National Marine 
        Sanctuary and Protection Act (106 Stat. 5054);
            ``(2) the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force 
        established by section 528(f) of the Water Resources 
        Development Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 3771-3773);
            ``(3) the Commission on the Everglades established by 
        executive order of the Governor of the State of Florida; and
            ``(4) other appropriate State and local government 
    ``(e) Non-Federal Share.--The non-Federal share of the cost of a 
project carried out using amounts from grants made under subsection (a) 
shall not be less than 25 percent.
    ``(f) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to the Administrator to carry out this section--
            ``(1) $32,000,000 for fiscal year 2001;
            ``(2) $31,000,000 for fiscal year 2002; and
            ``(3) $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 through 
Such sums shall remain available until expended.''.


    (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.


                                                 JEFF TRANDAHL,


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