S. 3450

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain facilities in the Sun River project, Montana, for the purpose of hydroelectric power generation.

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117 S3450 IS: Sun River Hydropower Authorization Act

U.S. Senate

2022-01-10

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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3450

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 10, 2022

Mr. Daines

(for himself and

Mr. Tester

) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain facilities in the Sun River project, Montana, for the purpose of hydroelectric power generation.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the

Sun River Hydropower Authorization Act

.

2.

Authorization of Sun River Project, Montana

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation and pursuant to the reclamation laws, may construct, operate, and maintain facilities in the Sun River project, Montana, for the purpose of hydroelectric power generation.

(b)

Effect

The authorization under subsection (a) shall—

(1)

be in addition to any other authorizations for the Sun River project under existing law; and

(2)

not limit, restrict, or alter operations of the Sun River project in a manner that would be adverse to the satisfaction of valid existing water rights or water deliveries to the holder of any valid water service contract.