H.R. 587: Fair RATES Act

H.R. 587 amends the Federal Power Act to enable parties adversely affected by the inaction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to have the right to a rehearing. Specifically, H.R. 587 clarifies that if the FERC does not act within 60 days on a utility’s notice of a rate increase, including instances of a deadlocked Commission, then such lack ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 17, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Joseph Kennedy III

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 17, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 23, 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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 587 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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