About the bill
H.R. 4465 extends through 2023, the specific authority of the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to collect and spend certain proceeds from the sale of electricity generated by hydropower plants owned by BOR for endangered fish recovery programs in the Upper Colorado River and San Juan River Basins. The fish recovery activities include research, removal of nonnative fish, and program management, while at the same time ensuring the continued reliability of water and power operations in these Basins. In recent years, BOR has spent approximately $12 million annually under this program, of which $8 million is from these hydropower sales.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2018
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 13, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
14 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 5 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Tipton: Two Bills Passed out of Natural Resources Committee are Wins for Colorado”
— Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3, 2011-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2017
H.R. 4465 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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