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H.R. 689 - Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act
Sponsor: Jared Polis (D)
Introduced: 2017-02-07
Bill Status: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.
 

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.)

Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Colorado for the diversion of water and use, maintenance, and repair of the ditch and headgate by the town of Minturn, Colorado.

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Calendar No. 71

115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 689

[Report No. 115–58]


    To insure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 7 (legislative day, February 6), 2017

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

May 9, 2017

    Reported by Ms. Murkowski, without amendment


AN ACT

    To insure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act”.

SEC. 2. Bolts Ditch access.

(a) Access granted.—The Secretary of Agriculture shall permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use, in accordance with section 293.6 of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness, Colorado, as designated by Public Law 96–560, for the purposes of the diversion of water and use, maintenance, and repair of such ditch and headgate by the Town of Minturn, Colorado, a Colorado Home Rule Municipality.

(b) Location of facilities.—The Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment referenced in subsection (a) are as generally depicted on the map entitled “Bolts Ditch headgate and Ditch Segment”, dated November 2015.


Calendar No. 71

115th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 689
[Report No. 115–58]

AN ACT
    To insure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes.

May 9, 2017
    Reported without amendment

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