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S.211: A bill to amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action June 27, 2013
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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 Provo River Project Transfer Act to modify the definition of: (1) "Pleasant Grove Property" to mean a specified parcel of land in Utah acquired by the United States for the Provo River Project, Deer Creek Division, as in existence on the date on which the parcel is conveyed under such Act; and (2) "Provo Reservoir Canal" to mean the water conveyance facility historically known as the Provo Reservoir Canal and associated bridges, fixtures, structures, facilities, lands, interests in land, and rights-of-way held, acquired, constructed, or improved by the United States as part of such Project, extending from, and including, the Murdock Diversion Dam and forebay at the mouth of Provo Canyon, including the Provo Reservoir Canal Siphon and Penstock near the Jordan Narrows to the point where water is discharged to the Welby-Jacob Canal a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 27, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 106.
June 27, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-52.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
April 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-32.
Feb. 4, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.