Legislation

Official Short: To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Little Wood River Ranch

Long Title: To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Little Wood River Ranch.

Sponsors: Mr. Risch and Mr. Crapo

STATUS:

  • February 11, 2013:  Introduced.
  • February 11, 2013:  Mr. Crapo added as cosponsor.

S.275

To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Little Wood River Ranch. (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 275 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 275

To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Little Wood River Ranch.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 11, 2013

Mr. RISCH (for himself and Mr. CRAPO) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Little Wood River Ranch.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION PROJECT INVOLVING LITTLE WOOD RIVER RANCH.

    Notwithstanding the time period specified in section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) that would otherwise apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project numbered 12063, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shall, at the request of the licensee for the project, and after reasonable notice and in accordance with the procedures of the Commission under that section--
      (1) extend the time period during which the licensee is required to commence the construction of project works to the end of the 3-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act; or
      (2) if the license for Project No. 12063 has been terminated, reinstate the license and extend the time period during which the licensee is required to commence the construction of project works to the end of the 3-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act.