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Public Law No: 106-343 (10/19/2000)

 
[106th Congress Public Law 343]
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Public Law 106-343
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for commencement of 
the construction of the Arrowrock Dam Hydroelectric Project in the State 
             of Idaho. <<NOTE: Oct. 19, 2000 -  [S. 1236]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY 
                            COMMISSION PROJECT.

    (a) In General.--Notwithstanding the time period specified in 
section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) that would otherwise 
apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project numbered 4656, 
the Commission may, at the request of the licensee for the project and 
after reasonable notice, in accordance with the good faith, due 
diligence, and public interest requirements of that section and the 
Commission's procedures under that section, extend the time period 
during which the licensee is required to commence the construction of 
the project for three consecutive 2-year periods.
    (b) Effective Date.--Subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of 
the expiration of the extension issued by the Commission prior to the 
date of the enactment of this Act under section 13 of the Federal Power 
Act (16 U.S.C. 806).
    (c) Reinstatement of Expired License.--If the period required for 
commencement of construction of the project described in subsection (a) 
has expired prior to the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
Commission shall reinstate the license effective as of the date of its 
expiration and the first extension authorized under subsection (a) shall 
take effect on the date of such expiration.

    Approved October 19, 2000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1236:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-630 (Comm. on Commerce).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-170 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 145 (1999):
                                    Nov. 19, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.
                                                        Vol. 146 (2000):
                                    May 22, considered and passed House, 
                                        amended.
                                    Oct. 5, Senate concurred in House 
                                        amendment.

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