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S. 535 (114th): Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

A bill to promote energy efficiency.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016
Length: 28 pages
Feb 23, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 30, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 30, 2015.

Pub.L. 114-11

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1802: Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

Introduced on Apr 15, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1: Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act

Vetoed & Override Failed in Senate on Mar 4, 2015. 71% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 128: Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

Introduced on Jan 8, 2015. 76% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 873: To promote energy efficiency, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2015. 69% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 906: To modify the efficiency standards for grid-enabled water heaters.

Ordered Reported on Apr 15, 2015. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 259: A bill to modify the efficiency standards for grid-enabled water heaters.

Introduced on Jan 27, 2015. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1867: To encourage benchmarking and disclosure of energy information for commercial buildings.

Introduced on Apr 16, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 23, 2015

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Feb 24, 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.

Mar 27, 2015
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 21, 2015
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 30, 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 13, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate.

S. 535 (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. 535. 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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