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106th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 1694

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
   To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the 
 reclamation and reuse of water and wastewater in the State of Hawaii.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Hawaii Water Resources Reclamation 
Act of 2000''.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

    Congress finds that--
            (1) the Act of August 23, 1954 (68 Stat. 773, chapter 838) 
        authorized the Secretary of the Interior to investigate the use 
        of irrigation and reclamation resource needs for areas of the 
        islands of Oahu, Hawaii, and Molokai in the State of Hawaii;
            (2) section 31 of the Hawaii Omnibus Act (43 U.S.C. 422l) 
        authorizes the Secretary to develop reclamation projects in the 
        State under the Act of August 6, 1956 (70 Stat. 1044, chapter 
        972; 42 U.S.C. 422a et seq.) (commonly known as the ``Small 
        Reclamation Projects Act'');
            (3) the amendment made by section 207 of the Hawaiian Home 
        Lands Recovery Act (109 Stat. 364; 25 U.S.C. 386a) authorizes 
        the Secretary to assess charges against Native Hawaiians for 
        reclamation cost recovery in the same manner as charges are 
        assessed against Indians or Indian tribes;
            (4) there is a continuing need to manage, develop, and 
        protect water and water-related resources in the State; and
            (5) the Secretary should undertake studies to assess needs 
        for the reclamation of water resources in the State.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
            (2) State.--The term ``State'' means the State of Hawaii.

SEC. 4. WATER RESOURCES RECLAMATION STUDY.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary, acting through the Commissioner of 
Reclamation, shall conduct a study that includes--
            (1) a survey of irrigation and water delivery systems in 
        the State;
            (2) an estimation of the cost of repair and rehabilitation 
        of the irrigation and water delivery systems;
            (3) an evaluation of options for future use of the 
        irrigation and water delivery systems (including alternatives 
        that would improve the use and conservation of water 
        resources); and
            (4) the identification and investigation of other 
        opportunities for reclamation and reuse of water and wastewater 
        for agricultural and nonagricultural purposes.
    (b) Reports.--
            (1) In general.--Not later than 2 years after appropriation 
        of funds authorized by this Act, the Secretary shall submit a 
        report that describes the findings and recommendations of the 
        study described in subsection (a) to--
                    (A) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate; and
                    (B) the Committee on Resources of the House of 
                Representatives.
            (2) Additional reports.--The Secretary shall submit to the 
        Committees described in paragraph (1) any additional reports 
        concerning the study described in subsection (a) that the 
        Secretary considers to be necessary.
    (c) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are authorized to be 
appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.

SEC. 5. WATER RECLAMATION AND REUSE.

    Section 1602(b) of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study 
and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h(b)) is amended by inserting before 
the period at the end the following: ``, and the State of Hawaii''.

SEC. 6. DROUGHT RELIEF.

    Section 104 of the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act 
of 1991 (43 U.S.C. 2214) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by inserting after ``Reclamation 
        State'' the following: ``and in the State of Hawaii''; and
            (2) in subsection (c), by striking ``ten years after the 
        date of enactment of this Act'' and inserting ``on September 
        30, 2005''.

            Passed the Senate April 13, 2000.

            Attest:

                                                             Secretary.
106th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                S. 1694

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

   To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the 
 reclamation and reuse of water and wastewater in the State of Hawaii.

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