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H.R. 5542: To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program for States to provide incentives to natural gas distribution companies for the improvement of natural gas distribution systems, and for other purposes.

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Mikie Sherrill

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Jan 7, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 7, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 7, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Sherrill Praises Inclusion of Gateway Priorities in Infrastructure Bill that will Move New Jersey Forward
    — Rep. Mikie Sherrill [D-NJ11] (Sponsor) on Jul 1, 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

House Climate Crisis Action Plan Highlights Rep. Sherrill’s Mitigate Methane Now Act
    — Rep. Mikie Sherrill [D-NJ11] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

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Jan 7, 2020

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Jan 9, 2020
Considered by Energy

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