Apr 28, 2015
Passed House on Jun 24, 2015
This bill passed in the House on June 24, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 8 pages
24% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units before requiring compliance with such rule, and to allow States to protect households and businesses from significant adverse effects on electricity ratepayers or reliability.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015 would reduce the power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over power plants and states. It would extend the compliance date of any EPA final rule on carbon emissions from electricity generating units. It would also empower states to refuse to implement carbon dioxide reducing plans from the EPA. The House Committee on Energy ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2042 — 114th Congress: Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2042
“H.R. 2042 — 114th Congress: Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2042>
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