Additional provisions in the section as enacted by act June 10, 1920, directing the commission to investigate the cost and economic value of the power plant outlined in project numbered 3, House Document numbered 1400, Sixty-second Congress, third session, and also in connection with such project to submit plans and estimates of cost necessary to secure an increased water supply for the District of Columbia, have been omitted as temporary and executed.
[Pub. L. 115–325] substituted “States, Indian tribes, and municipalities” for “States and municipalities”.
[Pub. L. 99–495] inserted “original” after “hereunder or” and substituted “issued,” for “issued and in issuing licenses to new licensees under section 808 of this title”.
[Pub. L. 90–451] added subsec. (c).
1935—Act Aug. 26, 1935, § 205, amended section generally, striking out “navigation and” before “water resources” wherever appearing, and designating paragraphs as subsecs. (a) and (b).
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment
[Pub. L. 99–495] effective with respect to each license, permit, or exemption issued under this chapter after Oct. 16, 1986, see [section 18 of Pub. L. 99–495], set out as a note under section 797 of this title.
Applicability of 2018 Amendment
[Pub. L. 115–325, title II, § 201(b)], Dec. 18, 2018, [132 Stat. 4459], provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall not affect—
any preliminary permit or original license issued before the date of enactment of the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 [Dec. 18, 2018]; or
an application for an original license, if the Commission has issued a notice accepting that application for filing pursuant to section 4.32(d) of title 18, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations), before the date of enactment of the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017.”
Definition of Indian Tribe
[Pub. L. 115–325, title II, § 201(c)], Dec. 18, 2018, [132 Stat. 4459], provided that: “For purposes of section 7(a) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 800(a)) (as amended by subsection (a)), the term ‘Indian tribe’ has the meaning given the term in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304).”