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H.R. 6040 (115th): Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act

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To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and facilities of the Central Valley Project.

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Sponsor and status

Mark DeSaulnier

Sponsor. Representative for California's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Jun 7, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

See Instead

S. 3001 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Oct 2, 2018


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman DeSaulnier Successfully Passes Legislation to Make Safety Improvements to Contra Costa Canal
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] (Sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018

Congressman DeSaulniers Bill to Upgrade Contra Costas Water Infrastructure Clears Next Hurdle
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018

Congressman DeSaulnier Secures Funding and Introduces Bill to Upgrade Contra Costas Water Infrastructure
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] (Sponsor) on Jun 8, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 6040 will add $2 million in new spending through 2023.
R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 6040 will be negligible.


Jun 7, 2018

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Jul 18, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Aug 31, 2018
Reported by House Committee on 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.

Sep 12, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 14, 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. 6040 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6040. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

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