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S. 1324 (114th): Affordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015

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A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to fulfill certain requirements before regulating standards of performance for new, modified, and reconstructed fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Shelley Capito

Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015
Length: 14 pages
May 13, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Capito, Inhofe Statement on CAA 321(a) Court Decision
    — Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Sponsor) on Oct 19, 2016

Isakson Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Halt Job-killing EPA Regulations
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA, 2005-2019] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 10, 2016

Hearing Statement: \"The Impacts of EPA's proposed Carbon Regulations on Electricity Costs for American Businesses, Rural Communities and Families\"
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] on Jun 23, 2015

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May 13, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 23, 2015
Considered by Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Aug 5, 2015
Ordered Reported

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

Oct 29, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 1324 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1324. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

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

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