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PUBLIC LAW 104-20-^ULY 28, 1995 109 STAT. 255 Public Law 104-20 104th Congress An Act To amend the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to authorize additional July 28, 1995 measures to carry out the control of salinity upstream of Imperial Dam in a [S. 523] cost-effective manner, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. AMENDMENTS TO THE COLORADO RIVER BASIN SALINITY CONTROL ACT. The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act (43 U.S.C. 1571 et seq.) is amended— (1) in section 202(a)— 43 USC 1592. (A) in the first sentence— (i) by striking "the following salinity control units" and inserting "the following salinity control units and salinity control program"; and (ii) by striking the period and inserting a colon; and (B) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(6) A basinwide salinity control program that the Secretary, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, shall implement. The Secretary may carry out the purposes of this paragraph directly, or may make grants, commitments for grants, or advances of funds to non-Federal entities under such terms and conditions as the Secretary may require. Such program shall consist of cost-effective measures and associated works to reduce salinity from saline springs, leaking wells, irrigation sources, industrial sources, erosion of public and private land, or other sources that the Secretary considers appropriate. Such program shall provide for the mitigation of incidental fish and wildlife values that are lost as a result of the measures and associated works. The Secretary shall submit a planning report Reports, concerning the program established under this paragraph to the appropriate committees of Congress. The Secretary may not expend funds for any implementation measure under the program established under this paragraph before the expiration of a 30-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary submits such report."; (2) in section 205(a)— 43 USC 1595. (A) in paragraph (1) by striking "authorized by section 202(a)(4) and (5)" and inserting "authorized by paragraphs (4) through (6) of section 202(a)"; and (B) in paragraph (4)(i), by striking "sections 202(a)(4) and (5)" each place it appears and inserting "paragraphs (4) through (6) of section 202";