Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/904

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110 STAT. 1696 PUBLIC LAW 104-184—AUG. 6, 1996 Public Law 104-184 104th Congress An Act To amend the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganiza- Aug. 6, 1996 tion Act to permit the Council of the District of Columbia to authorize the [HR 3663] issuance of revenue bonds with respect to water and sewer facilities, and for other purposes. District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Act of 1996. 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 "District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Act of 1996". SEC. 2. PERMITTING ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT ACTIVITIES. (a) AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS.— (1) IN GENERAL.—The first sentence of section 490(a)(1) of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act (sec. 47-334(a)(l), D.C. Code) is amended— (A) by striking "and industrial" and inserting "industrial"; and (B) by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: ", and water and sewer facilities (as defined in paragraph (5)).". (2) WATER AND SEWER FACILITIES DEFINED. —Section 490(a) of such Act (sec. 47-334(a), D.C. Code) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(5) In paragraph (1), the term 'water and sewer facilities' means facilities for the obtsdning, treatment, storage, and distribution of water, the collection, storage, treatment, and transportation of wastewater, storm drainage, and the disposal of liquids and solids resulting from treatment.". (b) USE OF REVENUES TO MAKE PAYMENTS ON BONDS. —The second sentence of section 490(a)(3) of such Act (sec. 47-334(a)(3), D.C. Code) is amended by inserting after "property each place it appears in subparagraphs (A) and (B) the following: "(including water and sewer enterprise fund revenues, assets, or other property in the case of bonds, notes, or obligations issued with respect to water and sewer facilities)". (c) PERMITTING DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS TO WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 490 of such Act (sec. 47-334, D.C. Code) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(h)(1) The Council may delegate to the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority established pursuant to the Water