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H.R. 2915 (112th): American Taxpayer and Western Area Power Administration Customer Protection Act of 2011

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4/16/2012--Reported to House without amendment. American Taxpayer and Western Area Power Administration Customer Protection Act of 2011 [sic] - Repeals the borrowing authority of the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) under the Hoover Power Plant Act of 1984, as amended by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, that authorizes the WAPA to borrow funds from the Treasury to: (1) construct, finance, facilitate, plan, operate, maintain, or study construction of new or upgraded electric power transmission lines; and (2) deliver or facilitate the delivery of power generated by renewable energy resources.

Exempts from such repeal: (1) projects approved by the Department of Energy (DOE) through memorandum before September 15, 2011; and (2) Projects in Execution in the WAPA May 17, 2011, Quarterly Report on Borrowing Authority Projects.