H.R. 12850 (95th): Water Recreation Act


May 24, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Leo Ryan

Representative for California's 11th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Water Project Recreation Act to provide for recreation facilities to meet demonstrated public need, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/24/1978--Introduced.Water-Recreation Act - Amends the Federal Water Project Recreation Act to substitute the term "water resources development project" for the term "reservoir" in that portion of the Act which authorizes ... Read more >

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May 24, 1978

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