Summary: S.1057 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate (04/08/2019)

Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act

This bill requires the Department of the Interior to carry out the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan which was submitted to Congress on March 19, 2019, by Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Interior must execute the plan without delay and operate applicable Colorado River System reservoirs accordingly.