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H.R. 4419 (115th): Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Indian Affairs Water Project Streamlining Act

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To facilitate and streamline the Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Indian Affairs processes for creating or expanding certain water projects, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Dan Newhouse

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2018
Length: 66 pages
Introduced
Nov 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Newhouse Statement on Water Resources Legislation and Yakima Basin Project
    — Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2018

Reichert, Newhouse Introduce Legislation to Authorize Key Phase of Yakima Basin Integrated Plan
    — Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8, 2005-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 17, 2017

Congressman Costa Crosses Party Lines to Bring More Water to the Valley
    — Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA16] on May 16, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4419 will add $174 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Nov 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 30, 2017
 
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

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May 16, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 2, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 4419 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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