New Cosponsor — Sep 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Tom Latham [R-IA3, 2013-2014]
The bill now has 28 cosponsors (16 Democrats, 12 Republicans).
May 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 3, 2011
Length: 6 pages
To amend chapter 329 of title 49, United States Code, to ensure that new vehicles enable fuel competition so as to reduce the strategic importance of oil to the United States.
5/3/2011--Introduced.Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 - Requires each fleet of a manufacturer of passenger automobiles (including light-duty motor vehicles) to comprise at least: (1) 50% qualified vehicles in model ... 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. 1687”). 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. 1687 — 112th Congress: Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1687
“H.R. 1687 — 112th Congress: Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1687>
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