To protect the Federal Columbia River Power System, Power Marketing Administration customers, and Bureau of Reclamation dams and other facilities and to promote new Federal and other hydropower generation.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2012
Length: 17 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
Aug 1, 2012
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H.R. 6247 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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