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

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Referred in Senate (07/20/2004)

 
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[H.R. 3932 Referred in Senate (RFS)]

  2d Session
                                H. R. 3932


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 20, 2004

   Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

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                                 AN ACT


 
 To amend Public Law 99-338 to authorize the continued use of certain 
   lands within the Sequoia National Park by portions of an existing 
             hydroelectric project, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION TO REISSUE PERMIT.

    The first section of Public Law 99-338 is amended by striking ``one 
renewal'' and inserting ``3 renewals''.

SEC. 2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

    Section 3 of Public Law 99-338 is amended to read as follows:
    ``Sec. 3. The permit shall contain the following provisions:
            ``(1) A prohibition on expansion of the Kaweah Project in 
        Sequoia National Park.
            ``(2) A requirement that an independent safety assessment 
        of the Kaweah Project be conducted, and that any deficiencies 
        identified as a result of the assessment would be corrected.
            ``(3) A requirement that the Secretary prepare and submit 
        to Congress an update of the July 1983 report on the impact of 
        the operations of the Kaweah No. 3 facility on Sequoia National 
        Park.
            ``(4) Any other reasonable terms and conditions that the 
        Secretary of the Interior deems necessary and proper for the 
        management and care of Sequoia

        National Park and the purposes for which it was established.''.

            Passed the House of Representatives July 19, 2004.

            Attest:

                                                 JEFF TRANDAHL,

                                                                 Clerk.