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Introduced in Senate (03/23/2001)

TVA Distributor Self-Sufficiency Act of 2001 - Amends the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 to prohibit the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) from prohibiting, interfering with, or impairing any determination made or any activity conducted by a TVA distributor to build, acquire any interest in, operate, or purchase electric power from an electric power generating facility for the purpose of supplying the distributor's incremental power supply needs.

Amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to require TVA to conduct a triennial least-cost planning program open to public participation.

Amends the Federal Power Act to include TVA in the definition of public utility for purposes of such Act.