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S. 1585 (114th): A bill to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order continuing a stay of a hydroelectric license for the Mahoney Lake hydroelectric project in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 16, 2015.


This bill directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon the request of the licensee of FERC project 11393, to continue the current stay of the license.

Upon subsequent licensee request, but no later than 10 years after enactment of this Act, FERC shall: (1) lift the stay of the license, and (2) make the license's effective date the one upon which the stay is lifted.

Also upon licensee request, FERC shall extend for up to 3 consecutive 2-year periods the time period during which the licensee must commence project construction.