H.R. 5892 (112th): Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012


Jun 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 9, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2012
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve hydropower, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/9/2012--Passed House without amendment.Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012 - Section3 - Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5,000 to 10,000 kilowatts the ... Read more >

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Jun 5, 2012

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Jun 20, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Jul 9, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5892”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (6R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jul 9, 2012 7:09 p.m.
Passed 372/0

Related Bills

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H.R. 267 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 2013

H.R. 3680 (Related)
Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

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