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San Gabriel Watershed and Mountains
Special Resource Study

Legislation

117 STAT. 840 PUBLIC LAW 108–42—JULY 1, 2003

Public Law 108–42
108th Congress

An Act

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the San Gabriel River Watershed, 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 ‘‘San Gabriel River Watershed
Study Act’’.

SEC. 2. STUDY OF SAN GABRIEL RIVER WATERSHED.
(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of the Interior (hereafter in
this Act referred to as the ‘‘Secretary’’) shall conduct a special
resource study of the following areas:

(1) The San Gabriel River and its tributaries north of
and including the city of Santa Fe Springs.
(2) The San Gabriel Mountains within the territory of
the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (as defined in section 32603(c)(1)(C) of the State of California Public Resource Code).

(b) STUDY CONDUCT AND COMPLETION.—Section 8(c) of Public Law 91–383 (16 U.S.C. 1a–5(c)) shall apply to the conduct and completion of the study conducted under this section.
(c) CONSULTATION WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.—
In conducting the study under this section, the Secretary shall consult with the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy and other appropriate Federal, State,
and local governmental entities.
(d) CONSIDERATIONS.—In conducting the study under this section, the Secretary shall consider regional flood control and drainage needs and publicly owned infrastructure such as wastewater treatment facilities.

SEC. 3. REPORT.
Not later than 3 years after funds are made available for this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives a report on the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the study.

Approved July 1, 2003.