110 STAT. 3172 PUBLIC LAW 104-258—OCT. 9, 1996 Public Law 104-258 104th Congress An Act Oct. 9, 1996 To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project [H.R. 2869] ^^ *^® State of Kentucky. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. EXTENSION OP COMMENCEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION DEADLINE FOR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN KENTUCKY. (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 No. 6641, the Commission shall, at the request of the licensee for the project, in accordance with the good faith, due diligence, and public interest requirements of that section and the Commission's procedures under that section, extend until June 15, 1998, the time period during which the licensee is required to commence construction of the project. (b) APPLICABILITY.— Subsection (a) shall take effect on the expiration of the extension, issued by the Commission under section 13 of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 806), of the period required for commencement of construction of the project described in subsection (a). (c) REINSTATMENT OF LICENSE. —The Commission is authorized to reinstate the license for the project referred to in subsection (a), effective as of the date of its expiration or termination. Approved October 9, 1996. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2869: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 104-512 (Comm. on Commerce). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 142 (1996): Apr. 16, considered and passed House. Sept. 27, considered and passed Senate.