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S.2010: Bureau of Reclamation Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||energy|
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|Sponsor||John Barrasso, R-Wyo.|
|Introduced||Feb. 10, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 31, 2014|
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Bureau of Reclamation Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act - Amends the Water Conservation and Utilization Act (WCUA) to: (1) authorize the Secretary of the Interior (acting through the Bureau of Reclamation) to enter into leases of power privileges for electric power generation in connection with any project constructed pursuant to such Act, using the processes, terms, and conditions applicable to the lease under the Reclamation Project Act of 1939; and (2) grant the Secretary authority over any project constructed pursuant to such Act in addition to and alternative to any existing authority relating to a particular project.
Specifies that no findings required as prerequisites for construction of a water conservation or utilization project under WCUA shall be required for such a lease.
Requires: (1) all right, title, and interest in and to installed power facilities constructed by non-federal entities pursuant to such a lease, and any direct revenues derived...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 31, 2014||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 516.|
|July 31, 2014||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-229.|
|June 18, 2014||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.|
|Feb. 27, 2014||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-284.|
|Feb. 10, 2014||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|