Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 88-293||Cochiti Reservoir. Water for recreational purposes.|
|Public Law 88-293||43 U. S. C. 615pp, 615tt-615vv, 615xx.|
|Public Law 88-293||172|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proviso to subdivision (e) of the conditions applicable to the project for improvement of the Rio Grande Basin authorized by section 203 of the Flood Control Act of 1960 (Public Law 86-645; 74 Stat. 493), is hereby supplemented to authorize, for conservation and development of fish and wildlife resources and for recreation, approximately fifty thousand acre-feet of water for the initial filling of a permanent pool of one thousand two hundred surface acres in Cochiti Reservoir, and thereafter sufficent water annually to offset the evaporation from such area, to be made available by the Secretary of the Interior from water diverted into the Rio Grande Basin by the works authorized by section 8 of the Act of June 13,1962 (Public Law 87-483, 76 Stat. 97), subject to the conditions specified in sections 8, 12, 13, 14, and 16 of said Act. An appropriate share of the costs of said works shall be reallocated to recreation and fish and wildlife, and said allocation, which shall not exceed $3,000,000, shall be nonreimbursable and nonreturnable.
Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to increase the amount heretofore authorized to be appropriated for construction of the Colorado River storage project or any of its units.
Approved, March 26, 1964.