S.1057: Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 8, 2019
  • Latest Major Action April 9, 2019

Bill Summary

Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to carry out the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan which was submitted to Congress on March 19, 2019, by Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Interior must execute the plan without delay and operate applicable Colorado River System reservoirs accordingly.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 9
Held at the desk.
April 9
Received in the House.
April 9
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
April 8
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
April 8
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2291-2292; text: CR S2295)
April 8

Introduced in the Senate by Martha McSally (R-Ariz.)

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