S. 1336: RIVER Act

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

IB Summary:  From the Library of Congress: This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to extend the eligibility for and reauthorize through FY2027 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.

Status:   Subcommittee hearing 12/5/2017 (Gardner chairs).

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s1336

Other:   Cory Gardner is co-sponsor