To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to promote energy independence and self-sufficiency by providing for the use of net metering by certain small electric energy generation systems, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2011
Length: 28 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on April 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Jun 25, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2848 (110th).
Jun 16, 2009
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2895 (111th).
Apr 15, 2011
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H.R. 1598 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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