H.R. 2898: Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015

The Western Water and American Food Security Act is a policy response to the current droughts in the west coast area. It would reduce federal regulations over water policy in a number of ways, while providing more flexibility for federal response to emergency drought situations. It would expedite the federal permitting process for non-federal water storage facilities. It would also ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jul 16, 2015

This bill passed in the House on July 16, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

David Valadao

Representative for California's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015
Length: 174 pages

Prognosis:

23% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jun 25, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 9, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 16, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2898 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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