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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 6, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2008
Length: 4 pages
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.
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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). H.R. 5547 — 110th Congress: Consumer Protection and Cost Accountability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5547
“H.R. 5547 — 110th Congress: Consumer Protection and Cost Accountability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5547>
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