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H.R.1540: To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the design, planning, and construction of the South Sacramento County Agriculture and Habitat Lands Water Recycling Project in Sacramento County, California.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Doris Matsui, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 12, 2013
Latest Major Action April 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the design, planning, and construction of, and land acquisition for, a project to reclaim and reuse wastewater in Sacramento County, California.

Requires the project to consist of three phases, the first of which shall include the planning, design, and construction of water conveyance and related infrastructure to provide recycled water to irrigate approximately 4,500 acres of land in southern Sacramento County.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
April 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.