S. 545 (113th): Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013


Mar 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lisa Murkowski

Senior Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: May 13, 2013
Length: 26 pages

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H.R. 267 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 9, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve hydropower, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2013--Reported to Senate amended.Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 - Section3 - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5,000 to 10,000 kilowatts the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 8, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 545”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (9D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 267 (Related)
Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 2013

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