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File #: 21-0958    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/25/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action:
Title: Approve Recommended Positions on Federal Legislation: H.R. 1563 (Garcia) - To Extend the Authorities Under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016 Providing the Operational Flexibility, Drought Relief, and Other Benefits to the State of California; H.R. 2895 (Peters)/S. 1499 (Warner) - Reinventing Economic Partnerships And Infrastructure Redevelopment Act (REPAIR) Act; H.R. 3282 (McKinley) - Drinking Water Funding for the Future Act of 2021; H.R. 3228 (Velazquez) - National Coastal Resilience Data and Services Act; and Other Legislation That May Require Urgent Consideration for a Position by the Board.
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Approve Recommended Positions on Federal Legislation: H.R. 1563 (Garcia) - To Extend the Authorities Under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016 Providing the Operational Flexibility, Drought Relief, and Other Benefits to the State of California; H.R. 2895 (Peters)/S. 1499 (Warner) - Reinventing Economic Partnerships And Infrastructure Redevelopment Act (REPAIR) Act; H.R. 3282 (McKinley) - Drinking Water Funding for the Future Act of 2021; H.R. 3228 (Velazquez) - National Coastal Resilience Data and Services Act; and Other Legislation That May Require Urgent Consideration for a Position by the Board.


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
A. Adopt a position of "Support" on H.R. 1563 (Garcia) - To extend the authorities under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016 providing the operational flexibility, drought relief, and other benefits to the State of California;
B. Adopt a position of "Support" on H.R. 2895 (Peters)/S. 1499 (Warner) - Reinventing Economic Partnerships And Infrastructure Redevelopment Act (REPAIR) Act;
C. Adopt a position of "Support" on H.R. 3282 (McKinley) - Drinking Water Funding for the Future Act of 2021; and
D. Adopt a position of "Support" on H.R. 3228 (Velazquez) - National Coastal Resilience Data and Services Act.


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SUMMARY:
A. H.R. 1563 (Garcia) - To extend the authorities under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016 providing the operational flexibility, drought relief, and other benefits to the State of California.
Recommended Position: Support
Priority Recommendation: 2
This bill would extend through 2028 the California Water Title (Subtitle J) of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act of 2016 (Public Law 114-322), which provides operational provisions for the Central Valley Project (CVP) and funding for storage, water recycling, desalination, and environmental restoration projects....

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