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Public Law No: 115-219 (07/27/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-219
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of 
   a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam. <<NOTE: July 27, 
                           2018 -  [S. 490]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. REINSTATEMENT AND EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FEDERAL ENERGY 
                              REGULATORY COMMISSION PROJECT 
                              INVOLVING GIBSON DAM.

    (a) <<NOTE: Time period.>> In General.--Notwithstanding the time 
period specified in section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) 
that would otherwise apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
project numbered 12478-003, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(referred to in this section as the ``Commission'') may, at the request 
of the licensee for the project, and after reasonable notice, in 
accordance with the good faith, due diligence, and public interest 
requirements of, and the procedures of the Commission under, that 
section, extend the time period during which the licensee is required to 
commence construction of the project for not more than 3 consecutive 2-
year periods from the date of the expiration of the extension originally 
issued by the Commission.

    (b) <<NOTE: Effective dates.>> Reinstatement of Expired License.--
            (1) In general.--If the period required for the commencement 
        of construction of the project described in subsection (a) has 
        expired prior to the date of enactment of this Act, the 
        Commission may reinstate the license effective as of that date 
        of expiration.

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            (2) Extension.--If the Commission reinstates the license 
        under paragraph (1), the first extension authorized under 
        subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of that expiration.

    Approved July 27, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 490:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-100 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            June 28, considered and passed Senate.
            July 16, considered and passed House.

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