- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The house has not voted
- The senate Passed August 22nd, 2018Passed by Voice Vote
Water and Power SubcommitteeCommittee on Energy and Natural ResourcesIntroducedMay 16th, 2017
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J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2018
A bill to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects.
J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2018 (Sec.2)This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Red River Lock and Dam No. 3, 4, and 5 Hydroelectric Projects located on the Red River in Louisiana. FERC may reinstate the construction license if it is expired.