H.J.Res. 71: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.

Introduced:

Oct 26, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Nov 18, 2015

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 18, 2015.

Sponsor:

Ed Whitfield

Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

42% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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History

Oct 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 18, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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