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.

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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.

Brief

Under the bill ‘The Secretary of the Interior, in cooperation with the State of Wyoming, may amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project (April 11, 1956)  commonly known as 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, as may be defined or limited by legal, hydrologic, structural, engineering, economic, and environmental considerations, of Fontenelle Dam and Reservoir, including the placement of sufficient riprap on the upstream face of Fontenelle Dam to allow the active storage capacity of Fontenelle Reservoir to be used for those purposes for which the Seedskadee Project was authorized.’

“The Secretary of the Interior shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the State of Wyoming to work in cooperation and collaboratively with the State of Wyoming for planning, design, related preconstruction activities, and construction of any modification of the Fontenelle Dam”.

(Full text of H.R. 648 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 01/24/2017)

Status: Passed House /

VOTES and FLOOR ACTION

HOUSE

On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): (Roll no. 160)

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COST AND IMPACT

Cost to the taxpayers:  Data not available

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Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

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Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.

 

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