Summary: H.R.3932 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/19/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 4, 2004. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

(Sec. 1) Amends Federal law to increase from one to three the number of ten-year permit renewals the Secretary of the Interior may issue for the Kaweah Project of Southern California Edison Company to continue its use of lands within Sequoia National Park.

(Sec. 2) Adds to the prohibition on expansion of the Project in the Park the following requirements such a permit must contain: (1) an independent safety assessment of the Project, and correction of any deficiencies identified; (2) an update for Congress by the Secretary of the July 1983 report on the impact on the Park of the operations of the Kaweah No. 3 facility; and (3) any other reasonable terms and conditions that the Secretary deems necessary and proper for the management and care of Sequoia National Park and the purposes for which it was established.