Darrell Issa | Serving California's 49th District

Issa Applauds Passage of H.R. 3964, The Sacramento–San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act

February 5, 2014

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-49) released the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 3964, The Sacramento–San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Act, which will help alleviate drought conditions across California:

“Today, the House of Representatives took measures to ensure that millions of Californians receive access to much needed water during the current drought crisis.  By relaxing restrictive water regulations, this Act will increase access to vital water supplies which will save crops and jobs throughout California. I applaud the bill’s author, Rep. David Valadao (CA-21), Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-22), Rep. Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and the entire California Republican delegation for their work on this crucial measure.

The House approved the bill on a vote of 229 to 191, with Rep. Issa supporting passage.

Background:

Legislative Text of H.R. 3964

Summary of the bill courtesy of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

 

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