H.R. 2842 (112th): Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act of 2012


Sep 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 7, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize all Bureau of Reclamation conduit facilities for hydropower development under Federal Reclamation law, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/7/2012--Passed House amended.Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act of 2012 - Amends the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 6, 2011

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Oct 5, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Mar 7, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2842”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 7, 2012 2:05 p.m.
Failed 168/253
Mar 7, 2012 2:43 p.m.
Passed 265/154

Related Bills

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H.R. 6247 (Related)
Saving Our Dams and New Hydropower Development and Jobs Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2012

H.Res. 570 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 6, 2012

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