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S. 2137: Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2019

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A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 23, 2019
Length: 132 pages
Jul 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Sep 25, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 25, 2019.

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

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What legislators are saying

Robs Rundown: Week of February 10 February 14, 2020
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Sponsor) on Feb 14, 2020

Shaheen, Portman: New ACEEE Analysis Shows Energy Efficiency Bill Will Save Consumers Money, Reduce Emissions, and Create Jobs
    — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

Reps. Welch and McKinley Introduce House Companion to Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Bill
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] on Jul 25, 2019

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Jul 17, 2019

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Sep 11, 2019
Considered by Energy

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Sep 25, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Oct 23, 2019
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 2137 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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