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S. 1012: New Mexico Drought Preparedness Act of 2018

CBO Score

$43 million

Date of Report

Wed November 14th, 2018

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

A bill to provide for drought preparedness measures in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Tom Udall — D — NM

New Mexico Drought Preparedness Act of 2018: This bill directs the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out a water acquisition program in specified basins in New Mexico, under which Reclamation shall: (1) make acquisitions of water by lease or purchase of water rights or contractual entitlements from willing lessors or sellers, consistent with the Rio Grande Compact and applicable state water rights law; and (2) take other actions to enhance stream flow to benefit fish and wildlife (including enda...

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