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H.R. 1837 - San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1837 PDF XML

    San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-403 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 566: 
Adopted by record vote of 245-173, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 241-178, on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. 

MANAGERS: Bishop/Polis

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of Rules Committee Print 112-15 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
6Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratWould allow the Bureau of Reclamation to partner with local water groups on authorized and appropriated water storage projects in order to help meet water demands in California. Submitted
7Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratWould ensure that new water deliveries to Kettleman City can be met with existing water allocations. Made In Order
8Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratWould remove provisions of the bill that seek to decrease current supply of water to the Delta region.Made In Order
9Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratWould remove provisions of the bill that seek to privatize a public resource and restores the Secretary of the Interior's discretion over water contract renewals.Made In Order
2Version 1Markey, Edward (MA), Thompson, Mike (CA), Matsui (CA)DemocratWould replace provisions in H.R. 1837 which override state law with a provision upholding state law and requiring use of the best available science.Made In Order
10Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanManagers Amendment. Would make several technical and clarifying changes to the bill.Made In Order
3Version 2McNerney (CA)DemocratRevised Would prevent several provisions of the Act from taking effect until it is determined that it will not harm the quality or safety of drinking water supplies for residents of California’s Delta region (Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo Counties).Made In Order
4Version 2McNerney (CA)DemocratRevised Would prevent several provisions of the Act from taking effect until it is determined that it will not harm water quality or water availability for agricultural producers in California’s Delta region (Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo Counties).Made In Order
5Version 1Napolitano (CA)DemocratWould create a revenue stream through the elimination of a subsidy that allowed irrigators to repay project debt with no interest. Made In Order
1Version 2Thompson, Mike (CA), Eshoo (CA)DemocratRevised Would prevent several provisions of this Act from going into effect if any agriculture, agriculture-related, fishery, or fishery-related job is lost North of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.Made In Order