H.R.1538 - Supporting Home Owner Rights Enforcement Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 03/15/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1538 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/15/2017)
Supporting Home Owner Rights Enforcement Act
This bill amends the Federal Power Act to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, when deciding whether to issue licenses for hydropower projects, to give equal consideration to minimizing infringement on the useful exercise and enjoyment of property rights held by nonlicensees.
In developing recreational resources within project boundaries, licensees must consider private landownership as a means to encourage and facilitate: private investment and increased tourism and recreational use.