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H.R. 2711: Methane Waste Prevention Act of 2019

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To amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) to require the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce and prevent gas waste and to enhance gas measuring and reporting, to codify a final rule of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding certain emission standards for the oil and natural gas sector, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Diana DeGette

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 14, 2019
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2019
Status

Introduced on May 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

On Climate Strike Day, Rep. Peters Announces Priority Climate Bills Backed by Largest Dem Caucus in Congress
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 20, 2019

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

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History

May 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2711 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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