The Commission, in addition to the requirements of section 803(e) of this title, shall establish fees which shall be paid by an applicant for a license or exemption for a project that is required to meet terms and conditions set by fish and wildlife agencies under subsection (c). Such fees shall be adequate to reimburse the fish and wildlife agencies referred to in subsection (c) for any reasonable costs incurred in connection with any studies or other reviews carried out by such agencies for purposes of compliance with this section. The fees shall, subject to annual appropriations Acts, be transferred to such agencies by the Commission for use solely for purposes of carrying out such studies and shall remain available until expended.
16 U.S. Code § 823a - Conduit hydroelectric facilities
The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is act Mar. 10, 1934, ch. 55, 48 Stat. 401, as amended, which is classified generally to sections 661 to 666c of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 661 of this title and Tables.
2018—Subsec. (a)(2)(C). Pub. L. 115–270, § 3002(1), substituted “30 days” for “45 days” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(3)(C)(ii). Pub. L. 115–270, § 3002(2), substituted “40 megawatts” for “5 megawatts”.
2013—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 113–23, § 4(a)(1), added subsecs. (a) and (b) and struck out former subsecs. (a) and (b) which authorized the Commission to grant exemptions from the requirements of this subchapter for certain hydroelectric facilities and prohibited the granting of exemptions to facilities with certain capacities.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–23, § 4(a)(2), substituted “subsection (b)” for “subsection (a)” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 113–23, § 4(a)(3), substituted “subsection (b)” for “subsection (a)”.
1986—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–495, § 7(a), inserted provision setting the maximum installation capacity for exemptions under subsec. (a) at 40 megawatts in the case of a facility constructed, operated, and maintained by an agency or instrumentality of a State or local government solely for water supply for municipal purposes.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–495, § 7(b), which directed the insertion of “National Marine Fisheries Service” after “the Fish and Wildlife Service” in both places such term appears, was executed by inserting “National Marine Fisheries Service” after “the United States Fish and Wildlife Service” and “the Fish and Wildlife Service”, as the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 99–495, § 7(c), added subsec. (e).
Amendment by 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.