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S. 2533 - California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act

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 and provide for long-term investments in drought resiliency throughout the Western United States. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act

S. 2533 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California and provide for long-term investments in drought resiliency throughout the Western United States. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide short-term water supplies to drought-stricken California and provide for long-term investments in drought resiliency throughout the Western United States.
Other Titles
  • California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act
  • Accelerated Revenue, Repayment, and Surface Water Storage Enhancement Act
  • California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act
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
    • 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
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • 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
    • Watersheds
    • Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
    • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
    • Wyoming
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/10/2016
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/10/2016
    2/10/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    2/10/2016Introduced in Senate
    5/17/2016Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-495.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    10 Organizations Supported and 21 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act

    10 organizations supported this bill

    Association of California Water Agencies
    Schneider, Abby (2016, May 17). ACWA Executive Director Testifies in Support of Federal Drought Legislation. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Association of California Water Agencies.
    California Association of Sanitation Agencies
    Sobol, Brooke (2016, February 11). CASA Active on the Recycled Water Funding Front. Retrieved February 17, 2016, from California Association of Sanitation Agencies.
    California Chamber of Commerce
    California Chamber of Commerce (2016, February 26). CalChamber Backs Renewed Effort on Federal Water Bill. Retrieved October 24, 2016, from Western Water Priorities.
    California Citrus Mutual
    California Citrus Mutual (2016, February 10). CCM Responds to Introduction of Feinstein Water Bill. Retrieved October 24, 2016, from Western Water Priorities.
    California Farm Bureau Federation
    California Farm Bureau Federation (2016, February 10). FARM BUREAU WELCOMES INTRODUCTION OF SENATE WATER BILL. Retrieved October 24, 2016, from Western Water Priorities.
    California Waterfowl Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 12). Re: S. 2533, California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act — Support. Retrieved October 24, 2016, from Western Water Priorities.
    International Union of Operating Engineers
    Callahan, James T. (2016, March 8). IUOE Supports S. 2533. Retrieved March 24, 2016, from Western Water Priorities.
    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
    Kightlinger, Jeffrey (2016, February 24). RE: S.2533 - Support. Retrieved June 14, 2016, from Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
    National Association of Clean Water Agencies
    Krantz, Adam (2016, March 4). Subject: Support for Drought Relief Act Provisions. Retrieved March 10, 2016, from NACWA.
    Western Growers
    Western Growers (2016, February 16). PRESS RELEASE: WESTERN GROWERS ENCOURAGES ACTION FOLLOWING INTRODUCTION OF SENATE WATER BILL. Retrieved February 17, 2016, from Western Growers.

    21 organizations opposed this bill

    American Rivers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    American Sportfishing Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    coastside fishing club
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Defenders of Wildlife
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    Earthjustice
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    Endangered Species Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    Englund Marine & Industrial Supply
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Golden Gate Fishermen's Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Golden Gate Salmon Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    League of Conservation Voters
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    Northwest Marine Trade Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Pro-Troll Fishing Products
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Puget Sound Anglers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Shimano
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    Sierra Club
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 9). S. 2533 Conservation Groups Letter. Retrieved May 18, 2016, from Restore the Delta.
    Small Boat Commercial Salmon Fishermen's Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    water4fish
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.
    West Marine
    Undersigned organizations (2016, April 11). Re: Salmon Industry Opposition to S. 2533. Retrieved May 3, 2016, from American Sportfishing Association.

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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$42,600$25,450
    Kelly AyotteRNH$52,125$60,675
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$131,750$177,499
    John BarrassoRWY$15,000$4,650
    Michael F. BennetDCO$73,416$530,718
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$33,333$70,479
    Roy BluntRMO$93,400$28,100
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$95,100$231,264
    John BoozmanRAR$18,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$10,000$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$87,700$138,961
    Richard BurrRNC$21,200$24,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$10,166$228,727
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$101,050$37,100
    Ben CardinDMD$57,750$13,275
    Tom CarperDDE$33,500$9,750
    Bob CaseyDPA$111,600$36,254
    Bill CassidyRLA$51,050$68,365
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$5,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,000$27,250
    Susan M. CollinsRME$38,100$43,050
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$26,500$23,900
    Bob CorkerRTN$46,874$43,550
    John CornynRTX$44,950$6,570
    Tom CottonRAR$35,050$35,250
    Mike CrapoRID$56,612$7,400
    Ted CruzRTX$81,090$19,600
    Steve DainesRMT$36,200$17,250
    Joe DonnellyDIN$136,140$60,025
    Dick DurbinDIL$122,000$80,212
    Mike EnziRWY$6,500$1,000
    Joni ErnstRIA$23,905$7,600
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$164,342$32,350
    Deb FischerRNE$44,600$8,050
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$92,782$22,900
    Al FrankenDMN$78,000$143,151
    Cory GardnerRCO$64,100$45,525
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$80,916$101,400
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$34,450$65,163
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,000$3,750
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$26,350$13,150
    Martin HeinrichDNM$100,000$292,119
    Heidi HeitkampDND$79,850$10,950
    Dean HellerRNV$27,800$32,779
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$96,500$61,976
    John HoevenRND$20,500$1,150
    Jim InhofeROK$21,650$7,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,800$15,000
    Ron JohnsonRWI$32,550$28,905
    Tim KaineDVA$96,250$324,763
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$31,000$46,070
    Mark KirkRIL$41,550$28,600
    Amy KlobucharDMN$108,666$65,983
    James LankfordROK$11,550$3,500
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$41,500$51,218
    Mike LeeRUT$37,650$4,800
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$57,250$18,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$94,500$409,531
    John McCainRAZ$51,050$12,300
    Claire McCaskillDMO$78,700$43,050
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$103,484$35,150
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$111,000$25,750
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$60,350$153,955
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,600$250
    Jerry MoranRKS$65,000$5,700
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$124,400$77,300
    Chris MurphyDCT$88,500$140,646
    Patty MurrayDWA$96,908$199,902
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$96,781$109,282
    Rand PaulRKY$51,356$11,439
    David PerdueRGA$15,300$16,575
    Gary C. PetersDMI$183,700$473,439
    Rob PortmanROH$83,100$53,576
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,500$30,950
    Harry ReidDNV$18,500$15,900
    Jim RischRID$7,000$6,400
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$67,417$6,300
    Mike RoundsRSD$11,500$3,250
    Marco RubioRFL$80,522$64,913
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,550$58,322
    Ben SasseRNE$13,000$5,700
    Brian SchatzDHI$114,221$353,339
    Chuck SchumerDNY$74,300$180,479
    Tim ScottRSC$58,150$22,350
    Jeff SessionsRAL$10,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$68,500$242,727
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$9,000$5,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$207,922$48,375
    Dan SullivanRAK$52,350$66,975
    Jon TesterDMT$101,650$290,535
    John ThuneRSD$36,708$21,475
    Thom TillisRNC$48,900$24,350
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$119,492$12,700
    Tom UdallDNM$71,400$203,227
    David VitterRLA$12,500$25,050
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$73,350$105,521
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$67,700$240,646
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$76,700$150,885
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,000$10,000
    Ron WydenDOR$60,750$166,878

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$42,600$25,450
    Kelly AyotteRNH$52,125$60,675
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$131,750$177,499
    John BarrassoRWY$15,000$4,650
    Michael F. BennetDCO$73,416$530,718
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$33,333$70,479
    Roy BluntRMO$93,400$28,100
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$95,100$231,264
    John BoozmanRAR$18,000$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$10,000$500
    Sherrod BrownDOH$87,700$138,961
    Richard BurrRNC$21,200$24,250
    Maria CantwellDWA$10,166$228,727
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$101,050$37,100
    Ben CardinDMD$57,750$13,275
    Tom CarperDDE$33,500$9,750
    Bob CaseyDPA$111,600$36,254
    Bill CassidyRLA$51,050$68,365
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$5,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,000$27,250
    Susan M. CollinsRME$38,100$43,050
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$26,500$23,900
    Bob CorkerRTN$46,874$43,550
    John CornynRTX$44,950$6,570
    Tom CottonRAR$35,050$35,250
    Mike CrapoRID$56,612$7,400
    Ted CruzRTX$81,090$19,600
    Steve DainesRMT$36,200$17,250
    Joe DonnellyDIN$136,140$60,025
    Dick DurbinDIL$122,000$80,212
    Mike EnziRWY$6,500$1,000
    Joni ErnstRIA$23,905$7,600
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$164,342$32,350
    Deb FischerRNE$44,600$8,050
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$92,782$22,900
    Al FrankenDMN$78,000$143,151
    Cory GardnerRCO$64,100$45,525
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$80,916$101,400
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$34,450$65,163
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,000$3,750
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$26,350$13,150
    Martin HeinrichDNM$100,000$292,119
    Heidi HeitkampDND$79,850$10,950
    Dean HellerRNV$27,800$32,779
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$96,500$61,976
    John HoevenRND$20,500$1,150
    Jim InhofeROK$21,650$7,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,800$15,000
    Ron JohnsonRWI$32,550$28,905
    Tim KaineDVA$96,250$324,763
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$31,000$46,070
    Mark KirkRIL$41,550$28,600
    Amy KlobucharDMN$108,666$65,983
    James LankfordROK$11,550$3,500
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$41,500$51,218
    Mike LeeRUT$37,650$4,800
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$57,250$18,500
    Ed MarkeyDMA$94,500$409,531
    John McCainRAZ$51,050$12,300
    Claire McCaskillDMO$78,700$43,050
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$103,484$35,150
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$111,000$25,750
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$60,350$153,955
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,600$250
    Jerry MoranRKS$65,000$5,700
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$124,400$77,300
    Chris MurphyDCT$88,500$140,646
    Patty MurrayDWA$96,908$199,902
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$96,781$109,282
    Rand PaulRKY$51,356$11,439
    David PerdueRGA$15,300$16,575
    Gary C. PetersDMI$183,700$473,439
    Rob PortmanROH$83,100$53,576
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,500$30,950
    Harry ReidDNV$18,500$15,900
    Jim RischRID$7,000$6,400
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$67,417$6,300
    Mike RoundsRSD$11,500$3,250
    Marco RubioRFL$80,522$64,913
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,550$58,322
    Ben SasseRNE$13,000$5,700
    Brian SchatzDHI$114,221$353,339
    Chuck SchumerDNY$74,300$180,479
    Tim ScottRSC$58,150$22,350
    Jeff SessionsRAL$10,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$68,500$242,727
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$9,000$5,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$207,922$48,375
    Dan SullivanRAK$52,350$66,975
    Jon TesterDMT$101,650$290,535
    John ThuneRSD$36,708$21,475
    Thom TillisRNC$48,900$24,350
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$119,492$12,700
    Tom UdallDNM$71,400$203,227
    David VitterRLA$12,500$25,050
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$73,350$105,521
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$67,700$240,646
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$76,700$150,885
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,000$10,000
    Ron WydenDOR$60,750$166,878

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Building trades unions$2,949,215
    Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$1,185,731
    Water Utilities$524,332
    Waste management$523,196
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$442,066
    Chambers of commerce$358,176
    Hunting & wildlife$69,612
    Municipal & county government organizations$250

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$5,398,859
    Miscellaneous retail stores$1,398,669
    Fishing$343,590
    Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$247,526
    Pleasure boats$224,274
    Fisheries & wildlife$9,600
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