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S. 612 (114th): WIIN Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 21, 2015 (Passed the Senate).

Summary of this bill

The WIIN (Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation) Act was a 277-page bill dealing with federal water policies, particularly for drought-stricken areas. It’s so complex and difficult to encapsulate that the Congressional Research Service’s official summary ran more than 15,000 words — and that was just the summary. (The bill itself ran about 107,000 words.)

Supporters argued the bill helped states going through severe droughts and water crises at the time, particularly America’s most populous state: California.

“I’m pleased the Senate swiftly passed historic federal water policy legislation that will deliver much-needed relief to drought-stricken communities across the West. This bill also delivers positive outcomes ...


114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 612

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse.

1.

George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse

(a)

Designation

The Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, shall be known and designated as the George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse.

(b)

References

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the Federal building and United States courthouse referred to in subsection (a) shall be deemed to be a reference to the George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse.

Passed the Senate May 21, 2015.

Secretary