Public Law 115-247: To amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act.

By | April 26, 2019
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Amends the Federal Power Act with respect to the prohibition regarding mergers or consolidations by a public utility. Any merger or consolidation of a public utility whose value exceeds $10 million must first be authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-06-12
Passed Senate
2018-09-04
Signed by President
2018-09-28
Became Public Law
2018-09-28

Amendments

Amended in (Senate) committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]

Cosponsors: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12], Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8], Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9], Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2], Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22], Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1], Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7], Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

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