Bill Sponsor
House Bill 5770
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Water Monitoring and Tracking Essential Resources (WATER) Data Improvement Act
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Active
Passed House on Jul 8, 2024
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Sep 27, 2023
Latest Action
Jul 9, 2024
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
5770
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
Democrat
Colorado
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on July 8, 2024
Status
Passed
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4466)
Summary

Water Data Improvement Act

This bill reauthorizes through FY2028 the United States Geological Survey's (1) Federal Priority Streamgage network—previously known as the National Streamflow Information Program—that tracks the amount of water in streams and rivers; (2) groundwater monitoring program, including the National Groundwater Monitoring Network; and (3) grants for water estimation, measurement, and monitoring technologies and methodologies.

Text (4)
July 9, 2024
July 8, 2024
June 27, 2024
September 27, 2023
Actions (16)
07/09/2024
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
07/08/2024
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/08/2024
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4466)
07/08/2024
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4466)
07/08/2024
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5770.
07/08/2024
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4466-4467)
07/08/2024
Mr. Westerman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/27/2024
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 468.
06/27/2024
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 118-566.
01/17/2024
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
01/17/2024
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
01/17/2024
Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries Discharged
11/14/2023
Subcommittee Hearings Held
11/09/2023
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries.
09/27/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
09/27/2023
Introduced in House
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H.R.5770 118 Water Data Improvement Act
Public Record
Record Updated
Jul 12, 2024 4:20:18 PM