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S. 886: Indian Water Rights Settlement Extension Act

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A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make the Reclamation Water Settlements Fund permanent.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tom Udall

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2020
Length: 42 pages
Introduced
Mar 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 4, 2020

This bill passed in the Senate on June 4, 2020 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Udall Highlights 2019 Legislative Accomplishments for Indian Country
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Jan 17, 2020

Cheney Speaks On House Floor In Support Of Legislation Aiding Tribal Communities
    — Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY0] on Sep 23, 2020

Clarke Calls on Boehner and Pelosi to Protect Medicare
    — Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] on Jun 5, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 886 will add $157 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 23, 2019
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 19, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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.

Jun 4, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 886 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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