S. 3813 (111th): Renewable Electricity Promotion Act of 2010


Sep 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010
Length: 44 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal renewable electricity standard, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2010--Introduced.Renewable Electricity Promotion Act of 2010 - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to establish a standard that requires electric utilities to obtain an increasing percentage ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 21, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 2010
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3813”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (29D, 4R, 1I) (show)

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

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