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H.R. 2869 (104th): To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Kentucky.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 27, 1996 (Passed Congress).


H.R.2869

One Hundred Fourth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,

the third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-six

An Act

To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Kentucky.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF COMMENCEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION DEADLINE FOR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN KENTUCKY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding the time period specified in section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) that would otherwise apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Project No. 6641, the Commission shall, at the request of the licensee for the project, in accordance with the good faith, due diligence, and public interest requirements of that section and the Commission’s procedures under that section, extend until June 15, 1998, the time period during which the licensee is required to commence construction of the project.

    (b) APPLICABILITY- Subsection (a) shall take effect on the expiration of the extension, issued by the Commission under section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806), of the period required for commencement of construction of the project described in subsection (a).

    (c) REINSTATMENT OF LICENSE- The Commission is authorized to reinstate the license for the project referred to in subsection (a), effective as of the date of its expiration or termination.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.