S 997

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 997

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to extend a water contract between the United States and the East Bench Irrigation District.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 12, 2011

Mr. TESTER introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to extend a water contract between the United States and the East Bench Irrigation District.

    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 `East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act'.

SEC. 2. AUTHORITY TO EXTEND WATER CONTRACT.

    The Secretary of the Interior may extend the contract for water services between the United States and the East Bench Irrigation District, numbered 14-06-600-3593, until the earlier of--

      (1) the date that is 4 years after the date on which the contract would have expired if this Act had not been enacted; or

      (2) the date on which a new long-term contract is executed by the parties to the contract.

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