H.R. 6559 (110th): OFS Act


Jul 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

To require automobile manufacturers to ensure that not less that 80 percent of the automobiles manufactured or sold in the United States by each such manufacturer to operate on fuel mixtures containing 85 percent ethanol, 85 percent methanol, or biodiesel.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2008--Introduced.Open Fuel Standard Act of 2008 or the OFS Act - Amends federal transportation law to require each light-duty automobile manufacturer's annual inventory to comprise at least: (1) 50% fuel ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 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. 6559”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (11D, 7R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1476 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2009

S. 3303 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2008

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