Establishes the Bureau of Reclamation as the lead agency for purposes of coordinating all reviews, permits, licenses, or other approvals required under federal law to construct new surface water storage projects in states covered under the Reclamation Act on lands administered by the Departments of the Interior or Agriculture.
Amended in committee.
Original sponsor: Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4]
Cosponsors: Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large], Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8], Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large], Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4], Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49], Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1], Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-48], Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]
Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll319.xml