H.R.2575 - To amend the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
Summary: H.R.2575 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)
Introduced in House (06/30/1993)
Amends the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 to: (1) require only owners of more than 320 acres (currently all landowners) receiving irrigation water to furnish their irrigation district with a certificate of compliance with requirements for the receipt of such water; and (2) empower the Secretary of the Interior to impose penalties not to exceed $1,500 per year for noncompliance with such certification requirements due to error, good faith questions of interpretation, or unintentional omissions. Requires all determinations of noncompliance to be subject to an adjudicatory hearing. Limits all penalties to one year unless the Secretary determines the noncompliance to be the result of fraud or intentional misrepresentation of fact by a landholder.