S. 982 (114th): Water Rights Protection Act

A bill to prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture, and to require the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture to develop water planning instruments consistent with State law.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 16, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Barrasso

Junior Senator from Wyoming

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Length: 6 pages

History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 18, 2015
 
Considered by Water and Power

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 982 (114th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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