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H.R. 2641 (117th): Pacific Northwest Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act of 2021

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To amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs.

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Sponsor and status

Dan Newhouse

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2022
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Apr 19, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3684: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 15, 2021. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Committee Unanimously Passes Newhouse Bill to Strengthen Clean Energy in Pacific Northwest
    — Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] (Sponsor) on May 26, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2641 will add $1 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Apr 19, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 26, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 15, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 2641 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2641. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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