H.R. 839 (110th): Arthur V. Watkins Dam Enlargement Act

Feb 06, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Passed House)
Rob Bishop
Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated
Mar 20, 2007
3 pages
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Arthur V. Watkins Dam Enlargement Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 07, 2007


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 19, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Feb 06, 2007
Referred to Committee Feb 06, 2007
Passed House Mar 19, 2007
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the feasibility of enlarging the Arthur V. Watkins Dam Weber Basin Project, Utah, to provide additional water for the Weber Basin Project to fulfill the purposes for which that project was authorized.


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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Mar 19, 2007 7:20 p.m.
Passed 394/1


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6/28/2007--Reported to Senate without amendment.
Arthur V. Watkins Dam Enlargement Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to conduct a feasibility study (including an environmental evaluation and a cost allocation) on raising the height of the Arthur V. Watkins Dam for the development of additional storage to meet water supply needs within the Weber Basin Project area and the Wasatch Front, Utah.
Limits the federal share to 50% of the study's cost. Directs the Secretary to accept in-kind contributions of goods or services from the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District as part of the non-federal cost share. Authorizes appropriations. Terminates the Secretary's authority to carry out this Act 10 years after its enactment.

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