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S.659: A bill to reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, 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 Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 22, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 to extend authorities and the authorization of appropriations under such Act through FY2018.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 130.
July 15, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment. With written report No. 113-73.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an 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.
March 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.