H.R. 5922 (111th): Small-Scale Hydropower Enhancement Act of 2010

Jul 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Adrian Smith
Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district
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Jul 29, 2010
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H.R. 795 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jul 20, 2011


This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 29, 2010
Referred to Committee Jul 29, 2010
Full Title

To expand small-scale hydropower.


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2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

House Natural Resources

Water and Power

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Highways and Transit

Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Water Resources and Environment

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Small-Scale Hydropower Enhancement Act of 2010 - Waives certain restrictive Federal Power Act exemption qualifications for any proposed hydroelectric project that seeks to use a conduit in existence on the date of the enactment of this Act to generate power that does not exceed 1.5 megawatts.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) include structures that have less than 10 feet of head or would result in less than 1 megawatt of capacity as part of a certain study and report required under the Energy Policy Act of 2005; (2) consult with nonfederal and noncontracting interests in implementing this requirement; and (3) implement this requirement on a nonreimbursable basis.

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