To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a market-oriented standard for clean electric energy generation, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Ben Ray Luján
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 8, 2019
Length: 80 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 8, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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8 Cosponsors (8 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Casten, New Democrat Coalition Release Priorities for U.S. Climate Policy”
— Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL6] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2019
“Kilmer, New Democrat Coalition Releases Priorities for U.S. Climate Policy”
— Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] on Sep 19, 2019
“On Climate Strike Day, Rep. Peters Announces Priority Climate Bills Backed by Largest Dem Caucus in Congress”
— Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA50] on Sep 20, 2019
May 8, 2019
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H.R. 2597 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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