New Cosponsors — Jul 23, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
The bill now has 17 cosponsors (15 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
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May 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 10, 2012
Length: 3 pages
To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to establish minimum efficiency standards for self-contained commercial refrigerators and freezers, and to direct the Department of Energy to establish standards for other related products.
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. 5710”). 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. (2016). H.R. 5710 — 112th Congress: Better Use of Refrigerator Regulations Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5710
“H.R. 5710 — 112th Congress: Better Use of Refrigerator Regulations Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5710>
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