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H.R. 337: GAS Act

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“It’s a gas!” Especially if House Republicans have their way.

Context: gas stoves vs. electric

An estimated 38% of U.S. homes use a gas stove. This method of cooking has both its detractors and its advocates.

Many of the criticisms are environmental. Compared to electric stoves, the exhaust from gas stoves emits more methane and carbon monoxide. On a personal level, gas stoves are generally worse for the air quality in one’s house, apartment, or restaurant. And on a global level, they’re a larger contributor to the climate crisis.

However, many consumers prefer gas stoves. They’re often less expensive, particularly if you’re already paying for natural gas. Some prefer how gas stoves allow users to switch between heat levels more easily. Many chefs claim they’re also better …

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Darrell Issa

Sponsor. Representative for California's 48th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2023
Length: 2 pages
Jan 12, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Jan 12, 2023

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 12, 2023. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


53 Cosponsors (53 Republicans)

1% chance of being enacted (details)


Jan 12, 2023

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H.R. 337 is 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. 337. This is the one from the 118th Congress.

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