H.R. 1476 (111th): OFS Act


Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2009, 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: Mar 12, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To require automobile manufacturers to ensure that not less than 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)

3/12/2009--Introduced.Open Fuel Standard Act of 2009 or the OFS Act - Requires each light-duty automobile manufacturer's annual covered inventory to comprise at least: (1) 50% fuel choice-enabling automobiles in years ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 12, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1476”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (15D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 6559 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2008

S. 835 (Related)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 2009

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