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house Bill H.R. 1967

Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act

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  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      Water and Power Subcommittee
  • The house Passed June 27th, 2017
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedApril 6th, 2017

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Title

Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act

Official Title

To amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs.

Summary

(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.