S. 1276 (105th): Federal Power Act Amendments of 1997


Oct 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Oct 8, 1997
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Power Act, to facilitate the transition to more competitive and efficient electric power markets, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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.


Oct 8, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.


Committee Assignments

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

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