Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Oct 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on October 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Mexico
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Last Updated: Oct 8, 1997
Length: 15 pages
A bill to amend the Federal Power Act, to facilitate the transition to more competitive and efficient electric power markets, and for other purposes.
Federal Power Act Amendments of 1997 - Amends the Federal Power Act to include within the purview of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulation of electric energy transmission in interstate ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1273 (106th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1276”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1276 — 105th Congress: Federal Power Act Amendments of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1276
“S. 1276 — 105th Congress: Federal Power Act Amendments of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1276>
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