H.R. 3797 (114th): 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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Overview

Introduced:

Oct 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 15, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Keith Rothfus

Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 10 pages

History

Oct 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 10, 2016
 
Considered by Energy

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Feb 24, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Feb 25, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 7, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Mar 14, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

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Mar 15, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 3797 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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