Summary: H.R.1538 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1538. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.