/  H.R. 678 – The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act

H.R. 678 – The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act

Summary

This legislation will increase domestic energy independence and stimulate job growth by allowing for the implementation of hydropower facilities in existing Bureau of Reclamation water conduits.

Type of Rule

Modified open rule (requiring that amendments be pre-printed in the Congressional Record) for consideration of H.R. 678. Reported by voice vote.

Amendments

Amendments must be pre-printed in the Congressional Record and are debatable under the 5-minute rule.  Members are advised to submit their amendments for printing by the end of the legislative day today to ensure they can offer them on the floor.

Other Elements of the Rule

  • Debate Time: Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

 

  •  Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

  • Floor Managers: Bishop/Slaughter

Floor Action Expected

The rule and bill are expected to be debated on the floor on: April 10, 2013.