HR2872: Promoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act

By | May 3, 2018
Seal of the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Seal of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Authorizes FERC to exempt qualifying nonpowered dams from license requirements under the Federal Power Act.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8]


Passed House by voice vote.

Related bill: S2655 (Related bill; has not yet passed Senate)

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