Senate Bill 1057
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act
Active
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Passed Senate on Apr 8, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 8, 2019
Latest Action
Apr 9, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1057
Congress
116
Policy Area
Water Resources Development
Water Resources Development
Primary focus of measure is the supply and use of water and control of water flows; watersheds; floods and storm protection; wetlands. Measures concerning water quality may fall under Environmental Protection policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Senate Votes (1)
House Votes (0)
Passed
April 8, 2019
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2291-2292; text: CR S2295)
Summary

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.

Text (2)
Actions (6)
04/09/2019
Held at the desk.
04/09/2019
Received in the House.
04/09/2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
04/08/2019
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2291-2292; text: CR S2295)
04/08/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2291-2292; text: CR S2295)
04/08/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 9, 2019 4:27:07 AM
Record Updated
Feb 8, 2022 11:21:35 PM