S. 3021 (96th): A bill to amend certain provisions of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a et seq., relating to preferences in issuance of preliminary permits or licenses.


Aug 5, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George McGovern

Senator from South Dakota


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8/5/1980--Introduced.Amends the Federal Power Act to include cooperatives as possible licensees and holders of preliminary permits for hydroelectric sites. Defines the term cooperative to mean a nonprofitmaking organization of persons ... Read more >

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Aug 5, 1980

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