116 STAT. 3114 PUBLIC LAW 107-376—DEC. 19, 2002 Public Law 107-376 107th Congress An Act Dec. 19, 2002 To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project [H.R. 5436] ^ ^^^ State of Oregon. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION PROJECT. (a) IN GENERAL. —Notwithstanding the time period specified in section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) that would otherwise apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project number 11509, the Commission shall, at the request of the licensee for the project, and after reasonable notice, extend the time period during which the licensee is required to commence the construction of the project for 3 consecutive 2-year periods. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.— Subsection (a) takes effect on the date of the expiration of the extension issued by the Commission under section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806) for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project number 11509. SEC. 2. REINSTATEMENT OF EXPIRED LICENSE. If the period required for commencement of construction of the project described in subsection (a) of section 1 has expired prior to the date of the enactment of this act, the commission shall reinstate the license effective as of the date of its expiration and the first extension authorized under subsection (a) of section 1 shall take effect on the date of such expiration. Approved December 19, 2002. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5436 (S. 2927): CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002): Nov. 14, considered and passed House. Nov. 19, considered and passed Senate.
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