Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 3144 - To provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System pursuant to a certain operation plan for a specified period of time, and for other purposes.

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April 23, 2018 4:56 PM

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Beyer (VA)

#2

Requires that the Act not take effect if the Secretary of Commerce determines under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 that it will harm Orca whales.

Bishop, Rob (UT)

#1

Narrows bill to avoid inadvertent impact on Army Corps of Engineers operation, maintenance and capital improvement activities consistent with project authorizations.

Grijalva (AZ)

#3

Ensures that the Secretaries undertake effective, meaningful consultation with affected Indian Tribes with treaty fishing rights in the Columbia River.

Huffman (CA)

#4

Strikes Section 2(2)(B), which would delay the ability of the Secretary to issue a subsequent final biological opinion for the FCRPS operations.