H.Res. 140: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 678) to authorize all Bureau of Reclamation conduit facilities for hydropower development under Federal Reclamation law, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bishop, Rob [UT-1] (introduced 4/9/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Related Bills: H.R.678
- 4/9/2013 6:55pm:
- The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-31, by Mr. Bishop (UT).
- 4/10/2013 12:42pm:
- Considered as privileged matter.
- 4/10/2013 1:34pm:
- On ordering the previous question Agreed to: 236-190 (GT).
House takes step toward passing bill easing hydropower regulations bit.ly/ZGbTOL— GovTop Network (@GovTop) April 10, 2013
H.R. 678: Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act
Sponsor: Rep Tipton, Scott R. [CO-3] (introduced 2/13/2013) Cosponsors (11)
Related Bills: H.RES.140, S.306
An amendment numbered 3 printed in the Congressional Record to require the Bureau of Reclamation to apply its categorical exclusion process under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to small conduit hydropower development, excluding siting of associated transmission facilities on Federal land.
An amendment numbered 1 printed in the Congressional Record to strike the paragraph in the bill containing requirements regarding the application of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to small conduit hydropower development and changing the definition of small conduit hydropower to mean a facility capable of producing 15 megawatts or less of electric capacity.
An amendment numbered 2 printed in the Congressional Record to make technical changes relating to policy and procedure-setting with respect to irrigation districts or water users associations.
House votes 416-7 in favor of easing hydropower regs bit.ly/16RWBUH— GovTop Network (@GovTop) April 10, 2013