Amending Section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, Transferring Jurisdiction of Hydroelectric Power Projects to War Department and Federal Power Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session on H.R. 3036, a Bill to Amend Section 5 of the Act of December 22, 1944 (Public Law Numbered 534, Seventy-eighth Congress). June 4, 5, 9, 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 30, July 1, 2, 3, and 7, 1947

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - 600 pages

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Page 124 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 124 - The Secretary of the Interior Is authorized, from funds to be appropriated by the Congress, to construct or acquire, by purchase or other agreement, only such transmission lines and related facilities as may be necessary in order to make the power and energy generated at said projects available in wholesale quantities for sale on fair and reasonable terms and conditions to facilities owned by the Federal Government, public bodies, cooperatives, and privately owned companies.
Page 121 - Territories, and subdivisions and agencies thereof, municipalities, peoples' utility districts and cooperative, nonprofit, or limit-dividend associations organized under the laws of any State or Territory of the United States, for the purpose of financing the construction and operation of generating plants, electric transmission and distribution lines or systems for the furnishing of electric energy to persons in rural areas who are not receiving central station service, ..." Section 5 of the Act...
Page 52 - Rate schedules shall be drawn having regard to the recovery (upon the basis of the application of such rate schedules to the capacity of the electric facilities of the projects) of the cost of producing and transmitting such electric energy, including the amortization of the capital investment allocated to power over a reasonable period of years.
Page 120 - SEC. 5. That whenever a development of power is necessary for the irrigation of lands under any project undertaken under the said reclamation Act, or an opportunity is afforded for the development of power under any such project, the...
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Page 123 - Provided further, That in said sales or leases preference shall be given to municipalities and other public corporations or agencies ; and also to cooperatives and other nonprofit organizations financed in whole or in part by loans made pursuant to the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 and* any amendments thereof.
Page 186 - ... if the Secretary determines an interest charge to be proper, of an appropriate share as determined by the Secretary of that part of the construction costs allocated by him to municipal water supply or other miscellaneous purposes...
Page 455 - Act, whether at the expense of a licensee hereunder or of the United States, shall at all times be controlled by such reasonable rules and regulations in the interest of navigation, including the control of the level of the pool caused by such dam or diversion structure as may be made from time to time by the Secretary of War.

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