H.R. 5745 (112th): End Polluter Welfare Act of 2012


May 15, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Keith Ellison

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 15, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To eliminate certain subsidies for fossil-fuel production.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2012--Introduced.End Polluter Welfare Act of 2012 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to repeal the authority of the Secretary of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 2012

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. 5745”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3574 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 21, 2013

S. 3080 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2012

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