H.R.2274 – HYPE Act

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H.R.2274 – HYPE Act


Under the bill the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may extend a preliminary permit only once and for no more than four years and may issue an additional four-year extension if there are extraordinary circumstances, determined by FERC, that warrant an additional extension.

FERC may extend the time a licensee has to commence construction on a project for up to eight years extending the license for no more than two years.

 (Full text of H.R. 2274 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] (Introduced 05/01/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote

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Cost to the taxpayers:  Data not available

Pay-as-you-go requirements:  Data not available

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Dynamic Scoring:   Data not available

Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

Earmark Certification:  Data not available

Duplication of programs: Data not available

Direct Rule-Making:  Data not available

Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available

Budget Authority: Data not available

Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.


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