H.R. 1959 (112th): Pain at the Pump Act


May 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Tonko

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 2011
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To deny certain tax benefits to oil and gas companies and to invest the savings in clean energy programs.

Summary (CRS)

5/24/2011--Introduced.Pain at the Pump Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal certain tax incentives for oil and gas companies, including:(1) the tax credit for enhanced oil recovery,(2) the ... Read more >

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May 24, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1959”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4231 (Related)
Gas Rebate Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

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