There is one summary for S.959. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (05/01/2009)

Directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request of the licensee of a specified hydroelectric project in West Virginia, to extend such project's deadline for construction to begin to two years after the enactment of this Act.

Directs FERC, with respect to such project, to: (1) reinstate the license if it expires before enactment of this Act; and (2) extend the license period to 70 years upon licensee request.