The purpose of this hearing will be to hear testimony on four items:
S. 3265, a bill to amend the Federal Power Act to remove the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to collect land use fees for land that has been sold, exchanged, or otherwise transferred from Federal ownership but that is subject to a power site reservation;
H.R. 2842, Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act of 2012;
S. 3464, Mni Wiconi Project Act Amendments of 2012; and
S. 3483, Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act.
The hearing will be webcast live on the Committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witnesses’ testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Witness Panel 1
Mr. John KatzDeputy Associate General Counsel for Energy ProjectsFederal Energy Regulatory Commission