S. 1526 (104th): Electricity Competition Act of 1996


Jan 25, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Johnston Jr.

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 1996
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for retail competition among electric energy suppliers, to provide for recovery of stranded costs attributable to an open access electricity market, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/1996--Introduced.Electricity Competition Act of 1996 - Declares that:(1) the regulatory authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 with respect to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 1996

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1526”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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