H.R. 2984: Fair RATES Act

To amend the Federal Power Act to provide that any inaction by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that allows a rate change to go into effect shall be treated as an order by the Commission for purposes of rehearing and court review.

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Jul 8, 2015


Passed House on Mar 14, 2016

This bill passed in the House on March 14, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Joseph Kennedy III

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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Jul 8, 2015

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Feb 25, 2016
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Mar 14, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 2984 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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