H.R. 5625 (112th): Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act

May 08, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Passed House)
Christopher Murphy
Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jun 27, 2012
5 pages
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H.R. 4451 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Jun 16, 2010

S. 715 (Related)
Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 04, 2011


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 26, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced May 08, 2012
Referred to Committee May 08, 2012
Passed House Jun 26, 2012
Full Title

To reinstate and transfer certain hydroelectric licenses and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects.


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6/26/2012--Passed House without amendment.
Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act - Authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to: (1) reinstate the license for either or each of the projects numbered 10822 and 10823, and (2) extend for two years after the date on which either or each such project is reinstated the time period during which the licensee must commence project construction.
Directs FERC to: (1) transfer the reinstated licenses to the town of Canton, Connecticut, if it reinstates them and extends the time period during which the licensee is required to commence project construction; and (2) complete an environmental assessment for the projects and update the environmental analysis performed during the licensing process.
Sets a deadline for FERC to: (1) reach a final decision concerning the projects, and (2) complete the license transfer if it decides to reinstate either or both licenses.
Declares that this Act does not affect certain valid licenses issued by FERC before enactment of this Act or diminish or extinguish any existing rights under any such license.

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