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S. 1336: RIVER Act

The text of the bill below is as of May 21, 2018 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 417

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1336

[Report No. 115–250]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 12, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

May 21, 2018

Reported by , without amendment

A BILL

To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize hydroelectric production incentives and hydroelectric efficiency improvement incentives, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act or the RIVER Act.

2.

Hydroelectric production incentives and efficiency improvements

(a)

Hydroelectric production incentives

Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15881) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (c), by striking 10 and inserting 20;

(2)

in subsection (f), by striking 20 and inserting 30; and

(3)

in subsection (g), by striking each of the fiscal years 2006 through 2015 and inserting each of fiscal years 2018 through 2027.

(b)

Hydroelectric efficiency improvement

Section 243(c) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 15882(c)) is amended by striking each of the fiscal years 2006 through 2015 and inserting each of fiscal years 2018 through 2027.

May 21, 2018

Reported without amendment