Text: H.R.220 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

Text available as:

Shown Here:
Public Law No: 115-201 (07/20/2018)

 
[115th Congress Public Law 201]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]



[[Page 132 STAT. 1528]]

Public Law 115-201
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for 
         other purposes. <<NOTE: July 20, 2018 -  [H.R. 220]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. TERROR LAKE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT UPPER HIDDEN BASIN 
                              DIVERSION AUTHORIZATION.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section:
            (1) Commission.--The term ``Commission'' means the Federal 
        Energy Regulatory Commission.
            (2) Terror lake hydroelectric project.--The term ``Terror 
        Lake Hydroelectric Project'' means the project identified in 
        section 1325 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation 
        Act (16 U.S.C. 3212), and which is Federal Energy Regulatory 
        Commission project number 2743.
            (3) Upper hidden basin diversion expansion.--The term 
        ``Upper Hidden Basin Diversion Expansion'' means the expansion 
        of the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project as generally described 
        in Exhibit E to the Upper Hidden Basin Grant Application dated 
        July 2, 2014, and submitted to the Alaska Energy Authority 
        Renewable Energy Fund Round VIII by Kodiak Electric Association, 
        Inc.

    (b) Authorization.--The licensee for the Terror Lake Hydroelectric 
Project may occupy not more than 20 acres of Federal land to construct, 
operate, and maintain the Upper Hidden Basin Diversion Expansion without 
further authorization of the Secretary of the Interior or under the 
Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 3101 et 
seq.).
    (c) Savings Clause.--The Upper Hidden Basin Diversion Expansion 
shall be subject to appropriate terms and conditions included in an 
amendment to a license issued by the Commission pursuant to the Federal 
Power Act (16 U.S.C. 791a et seq.), including section 4(e) of that Act 
(16 U.S.C. 797(e)), following an

[[Page 132 STAT. 1529]]

environmental review by the Commission under the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).

    Approved July 20, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 220 (S. 214):
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-154 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-105 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources) 
accompanying S. 214.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    June 27, considered and passed 
                                        House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    June 28, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

                                  <all>