H.R.4562: To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Adrian Smith, R-Neb.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 1, 2014
Latest Major Action July 23, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

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

Authorizes any landowner within the Northport Irrigation District in Nebraska to repay, at any time, the construction costs of project facilities allocated to the landowner's land within the District. Provides that upon discharge in full of the obligation for repayment of all such costs, the parcels of land shall not be subject to the ownership and full-cost pricing limitations under federal reclamation law. Directs the Secretary of the Interior, upon request, to provide to the landowner who has repaid such costs in full a certificate acknowledging that the landholding is free of such limitations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
July 22, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6612)
July 22, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4562.
July 22, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6612-6613)
July 22, 2014 Mr. Daines moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 402.
July 17, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-536.
June 19, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
June 19, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 19, 2014 Subcommittee on Water and Power Discharged.
June 10, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 7, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
May 1, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.