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SA 3729. Mr. BINGAMAN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3500 proposed by Mr. HARKIN (for himself, Mr. CHAMBLISS, Mr. BAUCUS, and Mr. GRASSLEY) to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 398, strike lines 22 through 26 and insert the following:
``(8) to assist producers in developing water conservation plans;
``(9) to reduce groundwater depletion, with priority given to regions that have significant rates of withdrawal or historic depletions due to agricultural use; and
``(10) to promote any other measures that improve groundwater and surface water conservation, as determined by the Secretary.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 15, 2007.)