H.R. 6533 (112th): To establish minimum levels of assistance for certain States under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Sep 21, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Michael Michaud
Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 21, 2012
Length
3 pages
 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Sep 21, 2012
Referred to Committee Sep 21, 2012
 
 
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9/21/2012--Introduced.
Amends the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), from any appropriations for a fiscal year containing a qualifying winter season, to allot to each qualifying state, at least 25% of whose households use heating oil as the primary heating fuel, an amount that is at least the same as that allotted to the state for FY2010. Requires that allotments to states that do not qualify under this Act be ratably reduced if necessary to ensure the allotments to qualifying states.
Defines a "qualifying winter season" as one occurring after enactment of this Act for which the projected average price of heating oil is greater than the average price for the winter of 2011-2012.

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