H.R. 5547 (110th): Consumer Protection and Cost Accountability Act


Mar 6, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Allen

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Power Act to ensure that the mission and functions of Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators include keeping energy costs as low as reasonably possible for consumers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2008--Introduced.Consumer Protection and Cost Accountability Act - Amends the Federal Power Act to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to consider whether a rate or charge made, demanded, or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5547”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2660 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 25, 2008

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