Summary: S.2740 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2740. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (12/04/1975)

Tennessee Valley Citizen Review Act - Establishes, under the provisions of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, a Tennessee Valley Authority Citizen Review Commission composed of nine members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Sets forth the method of selection of such appointees. Provides for the terms of office of such appointees.

Sets forth the duties of the Commission, including to review actions related to proposed charges in the rates set under such Act for the sale or resale of surplus power.

Requires the Commission to review any action under such Act which the Commission decides will have a significant impact on the residents of the Tennessee Valley.

Requires an annual report of the Commission to be made to the President and to the Congress.

Enumerates the powers of the Commission under this Act.

Requires the Federal Power Commission to conduct an annual review of the rate structure under the Tennessee Valley Authority Act for the sale and resale of surplus power.

Authorizes the appropriation of such sums as necessary to carry out this Act.