110 STAT. 3296 PUBLIC LAW 104-266—OCT. 9, 1996 "(3) The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation or maintenance of the project described in paragraph (1). "(d) A Federal contribution in excess of 25 percent for a project under this section may not be made until after the Secretary determines that the project is not feasible without such Federal contribution.", SEC. 6. SAN FRANCISCO AREA WATER RECLAMATION STUDY. Section 1611(c) of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 390h-9(c)) is amended by striking "four" and inserting "five". SEC. 7. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. Section 1631 of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 390h-13), as amended by section 2 of this Act, is amended by inserting "(a)" before "There are authorized" and by adding at the end the following: "(b)(1) Funds may not be appropriated for the construction of any project authorized by this title until after— "(A) an appraisal investigation and a feasibility study that complies with the provisions of sections 1603(b) or 1604(c), as the case may be, have been completed by the Secretary or the non-Federal project sponsor; "(B) the Secretary has determined that the non-Federal project sponsor is financially capable of funding the non-Federal share of the project's costs; and "(C) the Secretary has approved a cost-sharing agreement with the non-Federal project sponsor which commits the non- Federal project sponsor to funding its proportionate share of the project's construction costs on an annual basis. "(2) The requirements of paragraph (1) shall not apply to those projects authorized by this title for which funds were appropriated prior to January 1, 1996. Notification. "(c) The Secretary shall notify the Committees on Resources and Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committees on Energy and Natural Resources and Appropriations of the Senate within 30 days after the signing of a cost-sharing agreement pursuant to subsection (b) that such an agreement has been signed and that the Secretary has determined that the non- Federal project sponsor is financially capable of funding the project's non-Federal share of the project's costs. "(d)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title and except as provided by paragraph (2), the Federal share of the costs of each of the individual projects authorized by this title shall not exceed $20,000,000 (October 1996 prices).