Subcommittee on Water and Power Legislative Hearing

June 26, 2019
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The Subcommittee hearing will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:

  • S. 325, Garrison Diversion Unit Project Oakes Test Area Conveyance Act of 2019 (Hoeven);
  • S. 860, Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation Project Modification Act (Gardner);
  • S. 990, Platte River Recovery Implementation Program Extension Act (Barrasso);
  • S. 1305, St. Mary’s Reinvestment Act (Tester);
  • S. 1758, a bill to extend a repayment contract relating to the Purgatoire River Water Conservancy District and to authorize the District to develop an excess capacity contract to offset repayment costs, and for other purposes (Gardner); and
  • S.1882, to make available the continued use of Pick-Sloan Missouri River Basin project power by the Kinsey Irrigation Company and the Sidney Water Users Irrigation District, and for other purposes (Daines).

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Martha McSally

    Subcommittee Chairman
    Subcommittee on Water and Power
  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

    Subcommittee Ranking Member
    Subcommittee on Water and Power

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Kiel Weaver

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science
    U.S. Department of the Interior