Legislation

Mar 22 2013

S. 659

Long Title: reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mr. Wyden.

STATUS:

  • March 22, 2013.--Introduced.
  • April 16, 2013.--Subcommittee on Water and Power hearing held. 
  • May 16, 2013.--Full committee markup; Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
  • July 15, 2013.--Reported to the Senate with an amendment.  S. Rept.   No. 113-73.
  • July 15, 2013.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar.  [Calendar No. 130].

S.659

To reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, and for other purposes. (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 659 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 659

To reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 22, 2013

Mr. WYDEN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF RECLAMATION STATES EMERGENCY DROUGHT RELIEF ACT OF 1991.

    (a) Termination of Authority- Section 104(c) of the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 (43 U.S.C. 2214(c)) is amended by striking `2012' and inserting `2018'.
    (b) Authorization of Appropriations- Section 301 of the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 (43 U.S.C. 2241) is amended--
      (1) by striking `$90,000,000' and inserting `$110,000,000'; and
        (2) by striking `2012' and inserting `2018'.