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)


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)


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

Grijalva (AZ)


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

Huffman (CA)


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