H.R.2457 - J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Mike [R-LA-4] (Introduced 05/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-176|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/28/2018 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.2457 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (06/12/2017)
J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017
(Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Red River Lock and Dam No. 3, 4, and 5 Hydroelectric Projects located on the Red River in Louisiana.
The licensee is not required to pay an annual charge for administrative expenses until construction commences.
FERC may reinstate the construction license if it is expired.