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H.R. 6501 (112th): Energy Consumer Protection Act of 2012

To prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from finalizing certain proposed rules under the Clean Air Act if a State regulatory authority gives notice that such a rule will lead to a 3 percent or greater increase in the price of electricity for end-use consumers.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Rick Berg

Sponsor. Representative for North Dakota At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 3 pages

Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sep 21, 2012

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 6501 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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