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H.R. 2711 (116th): 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
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

65 Cosponsors (64 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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What legislators are saying

House advances two key measures authored by DeGette to combat climate crisis and clean-up heavily polluted communities
    — Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1] (Sponsor) on Sep 24, 2020

Chair Grijalva Hails Climate Committee Recommendations Highlights Public Lands Net-Zero Carbon Bill, Environmental Justice, Other Measures
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

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 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2711. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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