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H.R. 497 (115th): Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 497 directs the Secretary of the Interior to exchange 327 acres of federal land in San Bernardino County, California, for 310 acres of land owned by the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District. The federal land is adjacent to existing mining operations and would allow the expansion of those aggregate mines, creating $8.5M in new infrastructure projects (widening roads, installing trails and creating water recharge projects) and a $36M increase in new jobs. In exchange, the federal government would consolidate land to enhance water storage (recharging 77 ...

Sponsor and status

Paul Cook

Sponsor. Representative for California's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 12, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 27, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Cook's Bill To Balance Jobs And Conservation Receives Key Natural Resources Subcommittee Hearing
    — Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8] (Sponsor) on Apr 5, 2017

Bipartisan Bill to Spur Economic Growth and Protect the Environment in San Bernardino County Passes the House of Representatives
    — Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA31] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2017

Barletta Saves Job Corps Program from Cuts
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] on Nov 8, 2017

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History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 26, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Apr 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 2, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jun 27, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 17, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Jul 30, 2018
 
Text Published

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Aug 15, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 497 (115th) 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 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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