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


Jun 25, 2015


Passed House on Jul 16, 2015

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


David Valadao

Representative for California's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015
Length: 174 pages


15% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To provide drought relief in the State of California, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


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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Jun 25, 2015

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

This page is about 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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