To provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California and provide for long-term investments in drought resiliency throughout the Western United States.
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May 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 185 pages
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H.R. 5247 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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