skip to main content

H.R. 1109 (115th): To amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act.


About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1109 amends the Federal Power Act to expressly include a minimum monetary threshold of $10,000,000 for mergers and acquisitions of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) jurisdictional facilities, thereby mirroring the existing $10,000,000 minimum monetary threshold set forth in other sections in the Act. The bill also requires the Commission to promulgate a rule requiring any public utility to notify the Commission within 30 days after the date on which the transaction is completed if the facilities have a value in excess of $1,000,000.

The Senate amendment makes clear that the threshold for Commission authority begins at $10 million for disposals or mergers of utility assets. In addition, the amendment adds a notification requirement for certain merger or consolidation transactions in excess of ...

Sponsor and status

Tim Walberg

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 16, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 28, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-247
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1860: PARs Act

Introduced on Sep 26, 2017. 83% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 7, 2017
 
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.

Jun 12, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 12, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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.

Oct 3, 2017
 
Considered by Energy

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

Mar 8, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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

May 21, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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.

Sep 4, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 13, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1109 (115th) 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 H.R. 1109. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1109 — 115th Congress: To amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. September 30, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1109>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.