H.R. 5247: California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act

Introduced:

May 16, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 16, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 16, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

John Garamendi

Representative for California's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 185 pages

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California and provide for long-term investments in drought resiliency throughout the Western United States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 16, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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