H.R. 3797: SENSE Act

To establish the bases by which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall issue, implement, and enforce certain emission limitations and allocations for existing electric utility steam generating units that convert coal refuse into energy.

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Oct 22, 2015


Passed House on Mar 15, 2016

This bill passed in the House on March 15, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Keith Rothfus

Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 10 pages


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Oct 22, 2015

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Feb 25, 2016
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Mar 15, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

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