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S.306: Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural 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.|
|Total Cosponsors||4 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 13, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 3, 2013|
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Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act - Amends the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior (acting through the Bureau of Reclamation) to contract for the development of small conduit hydropower at Bureau facilities.
Defines: (1) "small conduit hydropower" as 5 megawatts or less; and (2) "conduit" as a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance.
Requires that power privilege leases be offered first to an irrigation district or water users association operating or receiving water from the applicable transferred or reserved conduit.
Defines: (1) reserved conduit as any conduit included in project works whose care, operation, and maintenance has been reserved by the Secretary (through the Bureau); and (2) transferred conduit as any conduit included in project works whose care, operation, and maintenance has been transferred to a legally organized ...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 3, 2013||By Senator Wyden from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 113-35.|
|May 13, 2013||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.|
|May 13, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.|
|May 8, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.|
|April 23, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-24.|
|Feb. 13, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|