IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 27, 2015
Mr. Daines (for himself, Mr. Tester, and Mr. Risch) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam.
Extension of time for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project involving Gibson Dam
Notwithstanding the requirements of section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) that would otherwise apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project numbered 12478–003, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (referred to in this section as the
Commission) may, at the request of the licensee for the project, and after reasonable notice and in accordance with the procedures of the Commission under that section, extend the time period during which the licensee is required to commence construction of the project for a 6-year period that begins on the date described in subsection (b).
The date described in this subsection is the date of the expiration of the extension of the period required for commencement of construction for the project described in subsection (a) that was issued by the Commission prior to the date of enactment of this Act under section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806).