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S.693: A bill to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 10, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in design, planning, and construction of permanent facilities to reclaim and reuse water in the City of Hermiston, Oregon. Limits the federal share of project costs to 25% of the total. Prohibits the Secretary from providing funds for project operation and maintenance.

Amends the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 to deauthorize the Willow Lake Natural Treatment System Project, Oregon.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 132.
July 15, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment. With written report No. 113-75.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
April 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-32.
April 10, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.