Summary: H.R.4857 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (09/28/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Endangered Species Compliance and Transparency Act of 2006 - Requires the Administrators of the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration to provide: (1) estimates of each customer's share of each Administration's direct and indirect costs for compliance with the Endangered Species Act of 1973 in monthly billing statements; and (2) an annual report estimating such costs (on a project-by-project basis for the Western Area Power Administration and on a system-wide basis for the other Administrations) to the House Committee on Resources and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Defines: (1) direct costs to include federal agency obligations related to study-related costs, capital, operation, maintenance, and replacement costs, and staffing costs; and (2) indirect costs to include foregone generation and replacement power costs, including the net costs of any transmission.