The Electrify Africa Act, S. 2152, would require the President to establish a strategy to encourage sub-saharan African countries to provide access to sufficient reliable energy for their citizens. The bill specifies a goal of promoting first-time access to power for 50 million people in urban and rural areas by 2020. The bill passed both chambers with bipartisan support and ... Continue reading »
Oct 7, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 8, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 8, 2016.
Junior Senator from Tennessee
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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
Length: 7 pages
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1933: Electrify Africa Act of 2015
Referred to Committee on Aug 4, 2015. 62% incorporated. (compare text)
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S. 2152 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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