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H.R. 5541: Tribal Power Act

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To amend the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to reauthorize programs to assist consenting Indian Tribes in meeting energy education, planning, and management needs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tom O’Halleran

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

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 7, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 15, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 15, 2020.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

OHalleran Bill to Expand Electricity in Indian Country Passes Out of Committee
    — Rep. Tom O’Halleran [D-AZ1] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2020

Mullin Tribal Power Act Passes Energy and Commerce Committee
    — Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 15, 2020

Chairman Rush Leads Energy Subcommittee Markup of Nine Energy Bills to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Create Jobs, Modernize Energy Infrastructure
    — Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] on Jan 9, 2020

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History

Jan 7, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jan 9, 2020
 
Considered by Energy

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Jul 15, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5541 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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