A bill 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
Length: 2 pages
Feb 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 2984 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Mar 14, 2016
Feb 3, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 14, 2016
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2984 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2494 (114th).
Jan 23, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 186.
S. 2494 (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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