H.R.2371 – Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act

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H.R.2371 – Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act

Brief

HR 2371 directs the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for its customers.

The pilot project requires the WAPA to publicly display on its website information dating back to FY2008 The information will include rates charged to customers for power and transmission services; the amount of capacity or energy sold by power systems; and a detailed accounting of all its expenditures and capital costs by region and for the headquarters office.

 (Full text of H.R. 2371 congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 05/04/2017)

Status: Passed House /

VOTES and FLOOR ACTION

HOUSE

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

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COST AND IMPACT

Cost to the taxpayers:  Data not available

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

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Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

Earmark Certification:  Data not available

Duplication of programs: Data not available

Direct Rule-Making:  Data not available

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Budget Authority: Data not available

Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.

 

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