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H.R.251: South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action July 18, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act - Requires the Secretary of the Interior, insofar as the Strawberry Water Users Association conveyed its interest in an electric distribution system to the South Utah Valley Electric Service District, to convey and assign to the District: (1) all interest of the United States in all fixtures owned by the United States as part of the electric distribution system and the federal lands and interests where the fixtures are located, (2) license for use in perpetuity of the shared power poles, and (3) licenses for use and access in perpetuity to specified project lands and interests and corridors where federal lands and interests are abutting public streets and roads and can provide access to facilities.

Requires the District to assume all liability from the United States for the administration,...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 18, 2013 Became Public Law No: 113-19.
July 18, 2013 Signed by President.
July 12, 2013 Presented to President.
July 11, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 10, 2013 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5623)
June 12, 2013 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 85.
June 11, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 11, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 0 (Roll no. 212). (text: CR H3264)

June 11, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3269-3270)
June 11, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
June 11, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 251.
June 11, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3264-3265)
June 11, 2013 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 054.
May 17, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-78.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Water and Power Discharged.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Jan. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.