Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/892

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110 STAT. 1684 PUBLIC LAW 104-182—AUG. 6, 1996 Effective date. (b) FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share of the cost of the activities described in subsection (a) shall be 50 percent. (c) ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES. —The State of Alaska may use an amount not to exceed 4 percent of any grant made available under this subsection for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the activities described in subsection (a). (d) CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE OF ALASKA. — The Administrator 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 eligible village. (e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There are authorized to be appropriated $15,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1997 through 2000 to carry out this section. SEC. 304. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS. It is the sense of the Congress that appropriations for grants under section 128 (relating to New York City watershed), section 135 (relating to colonias), and section 307 (relating to Alaska Native villages) should not be provided if such appropriations would prevent the adequate capitalization of State revolving loan funds. SEC. 305. BOTTLED DRINKING WATER STANDARDS. Section 410 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 349) is amended as follows: (1) By striking "Whenever" and inserting "(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), whenever". (2) By adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b)(1) Not later than 180 days before the effective date of a national primary drinking water regulation promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for a contaminant under section 1412 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g-l), the Secretary shall promulgate a standard of quality regulation under this subsection for that contaminant in bottled water or make a finding that such a regulation is not necessary to protect the public health because the contaminant is contained in water in public water systems (as defined under section 1401(4) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 300fl4))) but not in water used for bottled drinking water. The effective date for any such standard of quality regulation shall be the same as the effective date for such national primary drinking water regulation, except for any standard of quality of regulation promulgated by the Secretary before the date of enactment of the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996 for which (as of such date of enactment) an effective date had not been established. In the case of a standard of quality regulation to which such exception applies, the Secretary shall promulgate monitoring requirements for the contaminants covered by the regulation not later than 2 years after such date of enactment. "(2) A regulation issued by the Secretary as provided in this subsection shall include any monitoring requirements that the Secretary determines appropriate for bottled water. "(3) A regulation issued by the Secretary as provided in this subsection shall require the following: "(A) In the case of contaminants for which a maximum contaminant level is established in a national primary drinking water regulation under section 1412 of the Safe Drinlang Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g -l), the regulation under this subsection