- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesWater and Power Subcommittee
- senate Committees
- The house Passed June 27th, 2017Passed by Voice Vote
Water, Oceans, and WildlifeCommittee on Natural ResourcesIntroducedApril 6th, 2017
- house Committees
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Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act
To amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs.
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 2, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to provide that provisions respecting the sales of electric power and leases of power privileges in connection with the operation of any municipal water supply project shall be an authorization in addition to and alternative to any authority in existing laws related to pumped storage hydropower development exclusively utilizing Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs.