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Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 3189)
Full Committee Markup November 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 14, 2013 -

Reporting H.R. 3189 Out of Committee (Passed 19-14. View Roll Call Vote)
This bipartisan bill would protect private property rights from recent federal overreach that threatens to take water supplies from recreation businesses, ranchers, cities and towns, and local conservation efforts.

Tipton Amendment 036 (Approved by Voice Vote)
This amendment would make technical corrections and clarifies the scope of the bill. This amendment ensures that all state recognized water uses are protected from the heavy hand of the federal government.

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