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H.R.255: To amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action July 25, 2014
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Bill Summary

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

Amends the Provo River Project Transfer Act to modify the definition of: (1) "Pleasant Grove Property" to mean a specified parcel of land in Utah acquired by the United States for the Provo River Project, Deer Creek Division, as in existence on the date on which the parcel is conveyed under such Act; and (2) "Provo Reservoir Canal" to mean the water conveyance facility historically known as the Provo Reservoir Canal and associated bridges, fixtures, structures, facilities, lands, interests in land, and rights-of-way held, acquired, constructed, or improved by the United States as part of such Project, extending from, and including, the Murdock Diversion Dam and forebay at the mouth of Provo Canyon, including the Provo Reservoir Canal Siphon and Penstock near the Jordan Narrows to the point where water is discharged to the Welby-Jacob Canal a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-129.
July 25, 2014 Signed by President.
July 15, 2014 Presented to President.
July 10, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 9, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4355-4364; text as passed Senate: CR S4355)
Dec. 9, 2013 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 256.
Dec. 3, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 0 (Roll no. 615). (text: CR H7419)

Dec. 3, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7426-7427)
Dec. 3, 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.
Dec. 3, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 255.
Dec. 3, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7419-7420)
Dec. 3, 2013 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 147.
Sept. 10, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-200.
July 31, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
July 31, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 31, 2013 Subcommittee on Water and Power Discharged.
May 23, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Jan. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.