H.R.2307: Working to Address Treaty Enforcement Rapidly for Texas Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Filemon Vela, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced June 10, 2013
Latest Major Action July 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Working to Address Treaty Enforcement Rapidly for Texas Act - Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) report quarterly to Congress describing efforts by Mexico to meet the treaty obligations of Mexico to deliver water to the Rio Grande, in accordance with the 1944 treaty between the United States and Mexico entitled "Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande"; and (2) report annually to Congress describing the benefits to the United States of the 2012 document entitled "Interim International Cooperative Measures in the Colorado River Basin through 2017 and Extension of Minute 318 Cooperative Measures to Address the Continued Effects of the April 2010 Earthquake in the Mexicali Valley, Baja California."

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 9, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
June 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.