US HB2274 — 

HYPE Act HYdropower Permit Extension Act

May. 1, 2017

Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
On Jun. 13, 2017

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  • Scott Peters
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    Jun. 13, 2017 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
    Jun. 12, 2017 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    Jun. 12, 2017 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4829)
    Jun. 12, 2017 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2274.
    Jun. 12, 2017 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4828-4829)
    Jun. 12, 2017 Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    Jun. 12, 2017 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 117.
    Jun. 12, 2017 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-173.
    Jun. 7, 2017 Subcommittee on Energy Discharged.
    Jun. 7, 2017 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
    Jun. 7, 2017 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    May. 5, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
    May. 1, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
    May. 1, 2017 Introduced in House

    HYPE Act HYdropower Permit Extension Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to issue a preliminary permit to a hydropower construction license applicant for up to four years, instead of three. FERC may extend a preliminary permit once for no more than four years and may issue an additional four-year extension if it determines there are extraordinary circumstances that warrant the issuance of an additional extension. Additionally, FERC may extend the time a licensee has to commence construction on a project for up to eight years. Under current law, FERC may extend the license for no more than two years.

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