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H.R. 6354 - Stop Takings On Reserves Antithetical to Germane Encapsulation

Introduced: 2018-07-12
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6354


    To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit designation as critical habitat of certain areas in artificial water diversion or delivery facilities.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 12, 2018

    Mr. Gosar (for himself, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Banks of Indiana, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Newhouse, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Norman, Mr. Estes of Kansas, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. McClintock) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

    To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit designation as critical habitat of certain areas in artificial water diversion or delivery facilities.

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 “Stop Takings On Reserves Antithetical to Germane Encapsulation Act of 2018” or the “STORAGE Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition of designation of certain habitat in an artificial water delivery or storage facility as critical habitat.

Section 4(a)(3) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533(a)(3)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(C) The Secretary shall not designate as critical habitat any area in a water storage reservoir, water diversion structure, canal, or other water storage, diversion, or delivery facility, where habitat is periodically created and destroyed as a result of changes in water levels caused by the operation of such facility.”.


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