All Information (Except Text) for H.R.648 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project to enable the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 01/24/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/21/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Actions Overview (2)
|03/15/2017||Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 160).(text: CR H2064)|
|01/24/2017||Introduced in House|
All Actions (11)
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 160). (text: CR H2064)
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2067-2068)
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 648.
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2064-2065)
Mr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Introduced in House
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|House Natural Resources||01/24/2017||Referred to|
|House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans||02/10/2017||Referred to|
|Senate Energy and Natural Resources||03/21/2017||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Dams and canals
- Water storage
- Water use and supply
Latest Summary (2)
Passed House without amendment (03/15/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
(Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the state of Wyoming, to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project (authorized under the Colorado River Storage Project Act) to provide for the study, design, planning, and construction activities that will enable the use of all active storage capacity of Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir, including the placement of sufficient riprap on the upstream face of the dam to allow such storage capacity to be used for authorized project purposes.
Interior may enter into: (1) any contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or other agreement that is necessary to carry out this bill; and (2) contracts with Wyoming for division of any additional active capacity made available under this bill.
Interior must enter into a cooperative agreement with Wyoming for planning, design, related preconstruction activities, and construction of any modification of the Fontenelle Dam, which shall specify the responsibilities of Interior and Wyoming regarding: (1) completing the planning and final design of the modification of the dam, (2) any environmental and cultural resource compliance activities required for the modification of the dam, and (3) the construction of the modification of the dam.