Legislation

Jan 16 2014

S. 1946

Long Title: To amend the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 to modify the authorization of appropriations.

Sponsors: Mr. Wyden, Ms. Feinstein, Mr. Schatz and Mr. Merkley.

STATUS:

  • January 16, 2014.--Introduced.
  • February 24, 2014.--Mr. Merkley added as cosponsor.
  • February 27, 2013.--Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
  • June 18, 2014.--Full committee business meeting ordered reported with  amendment favorably.
  • July 31, 2014.--Reported with an amendment. S. Rept. 113-227.
  • July 31, 2014.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No,. 514]

S.1946

To amend the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 to modify the authorization of appropriations. (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 1946 IS

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 1946

To amend the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 to modify the authorization of appropriations.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 16, 2014

Mr. WYDEN (for himself, Mr. SCHATZ, and Mrs. FEINSTEIN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 to modify the authorization of appropriations.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENTS TO THE RECLAMATION SAFETY OF DAMS ACT OF 1978.

    (a) Authorization of Appropriations- Section 5 of the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 (43 U.S.C. 509) is amended in the first sentence by striking `necessary and, effective' and all that follows through `herein' and inserting `necessary'.
      (b) Conforming Amendment- Section 4(c) of the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 (43 U.S.C. 508(c)) is amended in the matter preceding paragraph (1) by striking `additional'.