Bill Sponsor
House Bill 1607
118th Congress(2023-2024)
To clarify jurisdiction with respect to certain Bureau of Reclamation pumped storage development, and for other purposes.
Active
Active
Passed House on Nov 6, 2023
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 14, 2023
Latest Action
Nov 7, 2023
Origin Chamber
House
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
1607
Congress
118
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
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on November 7, 2023
Question
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
2/3 Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
599
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

This bill transfers National Forest System land near the Salt River in Arizona to the Bureau of Reclamation to expand the area used for generating electric power for the Salt River Federal Reclamation Project. Any facilities on the covered land constructed by the Salt River Project are owned by Reclamation, but the Salt River Project is responsible for the facilities' operation and maintenance.

Text (4)
November 7, 2023
November 6, 2023
November 3, 2023
March 14, 2023
Actions (18)
11/07/2023
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
11/06/2023
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/06/2023
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 384 - 1 (Roll no. 599). (text: CR H5410)
11/06/2023
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 384 - 1 (Roll no. 599).(text: CR H5410)
11/06/2023
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5426)
11/06/2023
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.
11/06/2023
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1607.
11/06/2023
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5410-5411)
11/06/2023
Mr. Westerman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/03/2023
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
11/03/2023
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 118-264.
07/19/2023
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Unanimous Consent.
07/19/2023
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/19/2023
Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries Discharged.
06/14/2023
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
06/09/2023
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries.
03/14/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
03/14/2023
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Feb 16, 2024 3:50:25 PM