S. 1603 (112th): Open Fuels Standard Act of 2011


Sep 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maria Cantwell

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enable transportation fuel competition, consumer choice, and greater use of domestic energy sources in order to reduce our Nation's dependence on foreign oil.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2011--Introduced.Open Fuels Standard Act of 2011 - Requires each automobile manufacturer's annual covered inventory to comprise at least: (1) 50% fuel choice-enabling vehicles in model years 2015-2017, and (2) 80% ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 22, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1603”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 1321 (Related)
Practical Energy Plan Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2011

H.R. 1687 (Related)
Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 2011

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