S. 1894 - California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2015

Water resources development. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2015

S. 1894 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California.
Other Titles
  • California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2015
  • California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2015
Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Water resources development
  • Agricultural conservation and pollution
  • Alaska
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Arizona
  • Atmospheric science and weather
  • California
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Colorado
  • Congressional oversight
  • Dams and canals
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Endangered and threatened species
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental technology
  • Fishes
  • Floods and storm protection
  • Government information and archives
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Hawaii
  • Hydrology and hydrography
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Lakes and rivers
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Military facilities and property
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Research administration and funding
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • South Dakota
  • State and local finance
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Washington State
  • Water quality
  • Water resources funding
  • Water storage
  • Water use and supply
  • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
  • Wyoming
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Major Actions
Introduced7/29/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/29/2015
7/29/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
7/29/2015Introduced in Senate
10/08/2015Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-381.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $3,250 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $24,900 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $21,500 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $22,000 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $29,950 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $55,513 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $26,950 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $16,259 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $49,550 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $37,000 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $33,450 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $71,650 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $14,700 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $12,507 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $56,900 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $39,250 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $26,896 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $68,000 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $38,800 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $8,800 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $56,100 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $64,016 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $39,462 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $138,055 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $11,600 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $17,000 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $35,400 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $58,400 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $37,005 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $61,760 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $54,160 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $31,508 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $63,650 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $33,550 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $60,700 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $58,850 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $18,000 Against $0

Votes

    3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2015

    3 organizations supported this bill

    California Association of Sanitation Agencies
    California Association of Sanitation Agencies (2015, July 31). CASA Applauds Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Emergency Drought Relief Act. Retrieved August 28, 2015, from California Association of Sanitation Agencies.
    North Bay Water Reuse Program
    North Bay Water Reuse Program (2015, July 29). NBWRA Applauds Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Introducing California Emergency Drought Relief Act. Retrieved August 28, 2015, from North Bay Water Reuse Program.
    United Fresh Produce Association
    UFPA (2015, July 30). United Fresh Applauds Introduction of Senate Water Legislation. Retrieved August 12, 2015, from United Fresh Produce Association.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,937$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$28,450$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$7,459$0
    John BarrassoRWY$9,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$16,183$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$3,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$13,500$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$75,700$0
    John BoozmanRAR$11,200$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$20,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$27,200$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$10,250$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$9,550$0
    Ben CardinDMD$6,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$16,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$35,800$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$28,733$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$27,437$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$12,887$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$4,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,062$0
    John CornynRTX$30,050$0
    Tom CottonRAR$7,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$21,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$10,850$0
    Steve DainesRMT$13,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$12,800$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,937$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$6,055$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$23,200$0
    Deb FischerRNE$7,950$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$71,532$0
    Al FrankenDMN$25,400$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$24,483$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$11,400$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,037$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,200$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$6,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$11,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$16,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$8,450$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$2,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$12,250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$7,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$15,350$0
    Tim KaineDVA$3,000$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$2,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$8,650$0
    James LankfordROK$4,750$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$6,450$0
    Mike LeeRUT$3,100$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$500$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$21,600$0
    John McCainRAZ$41,450$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$16,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$36,537$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,450$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,300$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$16,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,700$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$2,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$18,900$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$7,400$0
    David PerdueRGA$15,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$10,800$0
    Rob PortmanROH$31,900$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,500$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$4,437$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$16,037$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$5,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$34,800$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$5,150$0
    Ben SasseRNE$5,600$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$6,100$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$31,600$0
    Tim ScottRSC$26,650$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$36,500$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$8,300$0
    Jon TesterDMT$16,600$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,500$0
    Thom TillisRNC$26,800$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$36,050$0
    Tom UdallDNM$16,800$0
    David VitterRLA$2,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,500$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$18,538$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$4,500$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$12,000$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,937$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$28,450$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$7,459$0
    John BarrassoRWY$9,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$16,183$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$3,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$13,500$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$75,700$0
    John BoozmanRAR$11,200$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$20,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$27,200$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$10,250$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$9,550$0
    Ben CardinDMD$6,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$16,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$35,800$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$28,733$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$27,437$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$12,887$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$4,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,062$0
    John CornynRTX$30,050$0
    Tom CottonRAR$7,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$21,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$10,850$0
    Steve DainesRMT$13,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$12,800$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,937$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$6,055$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$23,200$0
    Deb FischerRNE$7,950$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$71,532$0
    Al FrankenDMN$25,400$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$24,483$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$11,400$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,037$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,200$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$6,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$11,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$16,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$8,450$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$2,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$12,250$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$7,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$15,350$0
    Tim KaineDVA$3,000$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$2,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$8,650$0
    James LankfordROK$4,750$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$6,450$0
    Mike LeeRUT$3,100$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$500$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$21,600$0
    John McCainRAZ$41,450$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$16,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$36,537$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,450$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,300$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$16,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,700$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$2,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$18,900$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$7,400$0
    David PerdueRGA$15,000$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$10,800$0
    Rob PortmanROH$31,900$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,500$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$4,437$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$16,037$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$5,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$34,800$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$5,150$0
    Ben SasseRNE$5,600$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$6,100$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$31,600$0
    Tim ScottRSC$26,650$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$36,500$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$8,300$0
    Jon TesterDMT$16,600$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,500$0
    Thom TillisRNC$26,800$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$36,050$0
    Tom UdallDNM$16,800$0
    David VitterRLA$2,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,500$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$18,538$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$4,500$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$12,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Food wholesalers$972,709
    Water Utilities$524,332

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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