S.1447: New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Tom Udall, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on August 26, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act - (Sec. 2) Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to expand the current authorization for the construction or rehabilitation and operation and maintenance of conjunctive use wells in the San Juan River Basin, Little Colorado River Basin, and Rio Grande Basin in New Mexico to include the planning and design of those wells.

Revises the percentages of funds authorized for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, conjunctive use wells, and San Juan River Irrigation Projects that may be made available for specified purposes by:

  • increasing from 2% to 4% the portion of funds that may be used for the survey, recovery, protection, preservation, and display of archaeological resources in the area of a Project facility or conjunctive use well; a...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Dec. 8, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Dec. 8, 2014 Received in the House.
Dec. 8, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 4, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6355; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S6355; text as passed Senate: CR S6355)
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
Aug. 26, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Tester under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/05/2014 with an amendment and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 113-246.
June 11, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-143.
Aug. 1, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.