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H.R.2640: Crooked River Collaborative Water Security and Jobs Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Greg Walden, R-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 18, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 11, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Crooked River Collaborative Water Security and Jobs Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to modify the boundary of the Crooked River, Oregon. Requires the applicant, in any license or lease of power privilege application relating to non-federal hydropower development at Bowman Dam, to:

  • analyze any impacts to the scenic, recreational, and fishery resource values of the Crooked River from the center crest of such Dam to a point 1/4-mile downstream that may be caused by the proposed hydropower development;
  • propose measures to minimize and mitigate such impacts; and
  • propose measures to ensure that any access facilities associated with such hydropower development shall not impede the free-flowing nature of the Crooked River below the Dam.

(Sec. 3) Requires 5,100 acre-...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 18, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-244.
Dec. 18, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 13, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 11, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 11, 2014 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection. (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H9293-9294)
Dec. 11, 2014 Mr. Walden asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H9292-9294)
Dec. 11, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 11, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 11, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6621-6622)
Dec. 11, 2014 Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Oct. 30, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Oct. 29, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6850-6851)
Oct. 29, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2640.
Oct. 29, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6850-6852)
Oct. 29, 2013 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 20, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 164.
Sept. 20, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-224.
July 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Water and Power Discharged.
July 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
July 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
July 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
July 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
July 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.