Summary: H.R.5791 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5791. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/16/2012)

Emergency Water Supply Restoration Act - Allows state agencies and political subdivisions, when a state of emergency declared by the governor of a state authorizes access to, reconstruction of, repairs to, or restoration of water sources, supplies, or infrastructure in a wilderness area to take all reasonable and necessary means to access, reconstruct, repair, or restore such sources, supplies, or infrastructure.

Prohibits federal agencies from interfering or otherwise impeding such access, reconstruction, repairs, or restoration during a declared state of emergency.