S. 398 (112th): Implementation of National Consensus Appliance Agreements Act of 2011


Feb 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: May 18, 2011
Length: 120 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to improve energy efficiency of certain appliances and equipment, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/18/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Implementation of National Consensus Appliance Agreements Act of 2011 - Section2 - Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to expand the definition of "energy conservation ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 12, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 398”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


31 cosponsors (27D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 4480 (Related)
Domestic Energy and Jobs Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

H.R. 5710 (Related)
Better Use of Refrigerator Regulations Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2012

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