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S. 2503 (113th): Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014

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A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement and the Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, to provide for the lease of certain land located within Planet Ranch on the Bill Williams River in the State of Arizona to benefit the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, and to provide for the settlement of specific water rights claims in the Bill Williams River watershed in the State of Arizona.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Flake

Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2014
Length: 35 pages
Jun 19, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
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Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 4924: Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2014. (compare text)

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


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What legislators are saying

Senate Approves Gosar-Flake Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement
    — Sen. Jeff Flake [R-AZ, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 2, 2014

    — Sen. John McCain [R-AZ, 1987-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 2, 2014

Flake, McCain Introduce Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act
    — Sen. Jeff Flake [R-AZ, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 20, 2014

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Jun 19, 2014

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Jul 9, 2014
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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S. 2503 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2503. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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