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S.1965: A bill to amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Max Baucus, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 28, 2014
Latest Major Action July 31, 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 East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for water services between the United States and the East Bench Irrigation District until the earlier of: (1) that date that is 10 years (currently, 4 years) after the date on which the contract would have expired if such Act had not been enacted, or (2) the date on which a new long-term contract is executed by the parties to the contract.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 515.
July 31, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu without amendment. With written report No. 113-228.
June 18, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment 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.
Jan. 28, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.