Description: TO OVERRIDE THE PRESIDENT'S VETO OF H.R. 3298, A BILL TO RESTORE THE RURAL WATER AND SEWER GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE CONSOLIDATED FARM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ACT. (MOTION FAILED BECAUSE TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT AND VOTING DID NOT VOTE IN THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bill summary: Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to make grants under the Farm and Rural Development Act in the amounts specified in appropriations Acts, not to exceed $100,000,000 in any fiscal year, to associations to finance specific projects for works for the development, storage, treatment, purification, or distribution of water or the collection, treatment, or disposal of waste in rural areas.
Requires the Secretary to make grants in the amounts specified in appropriations Acts, not to exceed
$15,000,000 in any fiscal year, to public bodies or such other agencies as the Secretary may determine have authority to prepare official comprehensive plans for the development of water or sewer systems in rural areas which do not have funds available for immediate undertaking of the preparation of such plan. (Amends 7 U.S.C. 1926(a)(2), 1926(a)(6))
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Bill titles: A bill to restore the rural water and sewer grant program under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-56, p. H2551;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov