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SB 76 - Klamath River Dams - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

Suzanne Bonamici voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (19-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Klamath River Dams

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that accounts for the financial burdens incurred by the Klamath Agreement in Principle, which calls for the removal of dams on the Klamath River.

Highlights:
-Requires the establishment of rates and tariffs for the recovery of Oregon's share of the money invested by PacifiCorp in a Klamath River dam (Sec. 3). -Requires PacifiCorp to account to the Public Utility Commission for future losses in removing the dams (Sec. 4). -Allows for imposing set surcharges per kilowatt-hour to retail customers (Sec. 4).
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NOTE: A BILL WITH AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT OR ON A SPECIFIED DATE.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (34-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Klamath River Dams

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that accounts for the financial burdens incurred by the Klamath Agreement in Principle, which calls for the removal of dams on the Klamath River.

Highlights:
-Compensates for costs of depreciation and loss of investment in the dams by a private contractor, PacifiCorp (Sec. 3). -Requires PacifiCorp to account to the Public Utility Commission for future losses in removing the dams (Sec. 4). -Allows for imposing set surcharges per kilowatt-hour to retail customers (Sec. 4). -Takes effect upon passage (Sec. 10).
Note:

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT OR ON A SPECIFIED DATE.

Legislation - Passage (Senate) (18-12) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Klamath River Dams

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