7 U.S. Code § 1926d - Water systems for rural and Native villages in Alaska

(a) In general

The Secretary may make grants to the State of Alaska for the benefit of rural or Native villages in Alaska to provide for the development and construction of water and wastewater systems to improve the health and sanitation conditions in those villages.

(b) Matching funds

To be eligible to receive a grant under subsection (a), the State of Alaska shall provide 25 percent in matching funds from non-Federal sources.

(c) Consultation with State of Alaska

The Secretary shall consult with the State of Alaska on a method of prioritizing the allocation of grants under subsection (a) according to the needs of, and relative health and sanitation conditions in, each village.

(d) Authorization of appropriations
(1) In general

There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $30,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2018.

(2) Training and technical assistance

Not more than 2 percent of the amount made available under paragraph (1) for a fiscal year may be used by the State of Alaska for training and technical assistance programs relating to the operation and management of water and waste disposal services in rural and Native villages.

(3) Availability

Funds appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in paragraph (1) shall be available until expended.

(Pub. L. 87–128, title III, § 306D, as added Pub. L. 104–127, title VII, § 757, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1131; amended Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(a) [title VII, § 745], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681, 2681–32; Pub. L. 106–224, title II, § 256, June 20, 2000, 114 Stat. 424; Pub. L. 107–171, title VI, § 6011, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 357; Pub. L. 110–234, title VI, § 6009(a), May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1163; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VI, § 6009(a), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1924; Pub. L. 113–79, title VI, § 6008, Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 843.)

Pub. L. 110–234 and Pub. L. 110–246 made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234 were repealed by section 4(a) of Pub. L. 110–246.


2014—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 113–79 substituted “2018” for “2012”.

2008—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6009(a), substituted “2008 through 2012” for “2001 through 2007”.

2002—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 107–171 substituted “through 2007” for “and 2002”.

2000—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 106–224 added subsec. (d) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (d). Text read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1996 through 2002.”

1998—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–277 substituted “25 percent in matching” for “equal matching”.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–277 substituted “$20,000,000” for “$15,000,000”.

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234 by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.