43 U.S. Code § 2214 - Applicable period of drought program

§ 2214.
Applicable period of drought program
(a) In general

The programs and authorities established under this subchapter shall become operative in any Reclamation State and in the State of Hawaii only after the Governor or Governors of the affected State or States, or on a reservation, when the governing body of the affected tribe has made a request for temporary drought assistance and the Secretary has determined that such temporary assistance is merited, or upon the approval of a drought contingency plan as provided in subchapter II of this chapter.

(b) Coordination with BPA

If a Governor referred to in subsection (a) is the Governor of the State of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana, the Governor shall coordinate with the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration before making a request under subsection (a).

(c) Termination of authority

The authorities established under this subchapter shall terminate on September 30, 2017.


2014—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–76 substituted “2017” for “2012”.

2010—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–212 substituted “September 30, 2012” for “September 30, 2010”.

2006—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–234 substituted “September 30, 2010” for “September 30, 2005”.

2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–566, § 201(a)(1), inserted “and in the State of Hawaii” after “Reclamation State”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–566, § 201(a)(2), substituted “on September 30, 2005” for “ten years after March 5, 1992”.


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