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RIVER Act
Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act

Short Titles as Introduced

RIVER Act
Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize hydroelectric production incentives and hydroelectric efficiency improvement incentives, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
09/10/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-81.
03/25/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
09/10/2019Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 184.
Action By: Senate
09/10/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-81.
07/16/2019Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
03/25/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Action By: Senate

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Energy and Natural Resources03/25/2019 Referred to
07/16/2019 Markup by
09/10/2019 Reported by S. Rept. 116-81

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Introduced in Senate (03/25/2019)

Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act or the RIVER Act

This bill extends through FY2036 authorization and eligibility for the program of hydroelectric production incentives and incentive payments to the owners or operators of hydroelectric facilities at existing dams to make capital improvements directly related to improving efficiency.