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H.R. 220: To authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for other purposes.

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 220, as amended, allows for the expansion of the existing Terror Lake hydroelectric project located on Kodiak Island within the Kodiak Island National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to meet the growing needs of its 13,800 residents and the U.S. Coast Guard facility on the island. Without this expansion, the community would need to import diesel fuel and run generators at great cost and environmental harm. The project may use up to 20 acres of federal land within the Refuge to divert via an underground tunnel a small ...

Sponsor and status

Don Young

Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Jan 3, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 27, 2017

This bill passed in the House on June 27, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


45% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 3, 2017

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Apr 26, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Apr 27, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jun 2, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jun 27, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 220 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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