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S.1800: Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act

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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 John Barrasso, R-Wyo.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 2, 2015
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Bill Summary

Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to: (1) maintain in a reliable manner all reserved works (buildings, structures, facilities, or equipment owned by the Bureau for which operations and maintenance are performed by Bureau employees or through a contract with the Bureau) at Reclamation facilities (infrastructure assets that are owned by the Bureau at each Reclamation project owned by the Bureau); and (2) standardize and streamline data reporting and processes across regions and areas for the purpose of maintaining such works.

Requires such Report to include: (1) a detailed assessment of major repair and rehabilitation needs for all such works; and (2) an itemized list of major repair and rehabilitation needs of individual Reclamation facilities at each Reclamation project, including a ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 2, 2015 Held at the desk.
Jan. 2, 2015 Received in the House.
Dec. 17, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 16, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6928-6929)
Dec. 16, 2014 The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S6926)
Dec. 16, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6924-6929)
July 31, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.
July 31, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-226.
June 18, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Feb. 27, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-284.
Dec. 11, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.