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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Supporting Home Owner Rights Enforcement Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Federal Power Act to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to minimize infringement on the exercise and enjoyment of property rights in issuing hydropower licenses, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/15/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
03/17/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/15/2017Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Garrett, Thomas A., Jr. [R-VA-5]* 03/15/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 03/15/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 03/15/2017
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]* 03/15/2017
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 03/21/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce03/15/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy03/17/2017 Referred to

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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.