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S.2019: SECURE Water Amendments 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 Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 12, 2014
Latest Major Action July 31, 2014
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Bill Summary

SECURE Water Amendments Act of 2014 - Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to: (1) include "planning for or addressing the impact of drought" among the activities for which the Secretary may make grants and enter cooperative agreements for water management improvement, (2) include Hawaii among the states in which eligible grant and agreement applicants may be located, (3) authorize appropriations for such grants and agreements, and (4) authorize appropriations for national water availability and use assessment program grants for FY2014-FY2018.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 517.
July 31, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu with amendments. With written report No. 113-230.
June 18, 2014 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments 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.
Feb. 12, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.