H.R.23: Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017

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Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017 TITLE I--CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT WATER RELIABILITY (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Central Valley Project Improvement Act to include among its purposes to: (1) ensure that water dedicated to fish and wildlife purposes is replaced and provided to Central Valley Project (CVP) water contractors by December 31, 2018, at the lowest cost reasonably achievable; and (2) facilitate and expedite water...

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Date Description
July 18, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
July 12, 2017
Rule H. Res. 431 passed House.
July 12, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 12, 2017

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 230 - 190 (Roll no. 352).

July 12, 2017

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 189 - 230 (Roll no. 351).

July 12, 2017
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
July 12, 2017
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Carbajal motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to ensure that there is an adequate supply of water to fight wildfires, utilizing water from reservoirs or other surface waters.
July 12, 2017
Mr. Carbajal moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Natural Resources. (text: CR H5531)
July 12, 2017
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
July 12, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
July 12, 2017
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 23.
July 12, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 431, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pearce amendment No. 6.
July 12, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeSaulnier demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 431, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 5.
July 12, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 431, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham amendment No. 4.
July 12, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 431, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Costa amendment No. 3.
July 12, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 431, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Costa amendment No. 2.
July 12, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 431, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment No. 1.
July 12, 2017
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 23.
July 12, 2017
The Speaker designated the Honorable Scott Perry to act as Chairman of the Committee.
July 12, 2017
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 431 and Rule XVIII.
July 12, 2017
The resolution provides for one hour of debate on both H.R. 2810 and H.R. 23. Both bills are considered under structured rules.
July 12, 2017
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 431. (consideration: CR H5503-5533; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5511-5524)
July 11, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 431 Reported to House. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on both H.R. 2810 and H.R. 23. Both bills are considered under structured rules.
Feb. 10, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
Jan. 3, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Jan. 3, 2017

Introduced in the House by David Valadao (R-Calif.)

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