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H.R. 3964 - Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-34 PDF XML

    Showing text of the bill as introduced with technical changes.

  • Text of H.R. 3964 PDF XML

    Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act (as introduced)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 472: 
ADOPTED by record vote of 229-190 on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Bishop/Hastings (FL)

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2954.

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 the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-35 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

6. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2954 printed in part A of the Rules Committee report. 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. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the report.

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

9. Structured rule for H.R. 3964.

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

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

12. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-34 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

14. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 3964 printed in part B of the Rules Committee report. 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.

15. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
12Version 2Bera, (CA), McNerney (CA), Thompson, Mike (CA), Matsui (CA), Garamendi (CA), Swalwell (CA)DemocratRevised Delays implementation of the act until it is determined that it will not have a negative impact on the quantity, quality, and safety of drinking water in the California Delta region.Made In Order
15Version 2Capps (CA)DemocratRevised Requires GAO to conduct a study on the resiliency and adaptability of all Bureau of Reclamation projects and facilities to any ongoing or forecasted changes to the quality, quantity, or reliability of water resources.Made In Order
1Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratDelays flood insurance premium changes until completion of affordability study Submitted
2Version 1Costa (CA)DemocratCreates a joint committee of the House and Senate with the purpose of drafting bipartisan, bicameral legislation by the end of 2014 to address the repeated and ongoing drought and water supply shortage conditions in California.Submitted
3Version 1Costa (CA)DemocratStrikes Title II from the bill, restoring the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act as agreed to by the local stakeholders.Submitted
13Version 1DeFazio (OR), Huffman (CA), DelBene (WA), Speier (CA), Thompson, Mike (CA)DemocratEstablishes the Governor of California’s emergency drought declaration, issued January 17, 2014, as a formal request to the Secretary of Commerce to issue a determination, using her authority under Section 312 of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, that a fishery resource disaster has occurred for fisheries that originate in the State of California. Made In Order
17Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Late Revised Seeks to create a program to fund drought response water projects that would create new water through conservation, recycling and storage.Submitted
10Version 2Huffman (CA)DemocratRevised Prevents provisions of the bill from taking effect until it has been determined that it will not harm the water quality and water availability, including fishing rights, of affected Indian tribes. Clarifies that nothing in the bill would diminish the water, fishing, and other rights of affected Indian tribes.Submitted
11Version 2Huffman (CA)DemocratRevised Prevents provisions of the bill from taking effect until it has been determined that it will not interfere with the State of California’s Delta and water management reform and funding Acts of 2009, including SB7x-1, SB7x-2, SB7x-6, and SB7x-7.Made In Order
5Version 1Matsui (CA)DemocratSection 107 will not suspend "b2” water (800,000 acre feet) that was allocated in the 1992 Central Valley Project Improvement Act. Senior water rights holders in the Delta or north of Delta shall not be responsible for the project yield allocation or B2 water. Made In Order
6Version 1McNerney (CA), Thompson, Mike (CA), Capps (CA)DemocratStrikes the bill and establishes a Joint Select Committee on Long-Term Drought to address drought issues in the West. Submitted
7Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratSunsets the bill at the end of the last day of the Bureau of Reclamation’s 2015 water year. Submitted
8Version 2McNerney (CA)DemocratRevised Prevents 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
14Version 1Napolitano (CA)DemocratRemoves the subsidy to agricultural loans and require that interest be repaid on the capital costs of a project. Currently, agriculture has 40 years to repay capital cost, interest free. Other constituencies, such as municipal entities, are required by law to pay interest.Made In Order
9Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratRevised Stipulates that the bill cannot go into effect until the Secretary confirms that the act does not adversely affect any community's water supply or water budget.Made In Order
16Version 2Speier (CA)DemocratLate Revised Adds findings to the bill that climate change is a reality, humans are a primary cause, and that increasingly intense draughts may be a consequence of climate change. Submitted
4Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA), Matsui (CA)DemocratReplaces provisions which override state law with a provision upholding state law and requiring use of the best available science.Submitted