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H.R. 806: Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019

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To require compliant flame mitigation devices to be used on portable fuel containers for flammable liquid fuels, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mike Thompson

Sponsor. Representative for California's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jan 28, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 17, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 17, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
30% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

S. 1640 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Nov 13, 2019

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Thompson's Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Fire Accidents Passes the House
    — Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Sponsor) on Sep 17, 2019

Joyce and Thompson's Portable Fuel Container Safety Act Passes House
    — Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2019

Yoho airs concerns on Guantanamo prisoner release
    — Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3] on Jun 3, 2014

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 806 will add $3 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 28, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 13, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 10, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 13, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 17, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 806 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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