H.R.2548: Electrify Africa Act of 2014

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced June 27, 2013
  • Latest Major Action May 12, 2014

Bill Cosponsors

117 (72 Democrats, 45 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Electrify Africa Act of 2014 - (Sec. 5) Directs the President to establish a multiyear policy, partnership, and funding strategy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa develop an appropriate mix of power solutions to provide sufficient electricity access to people living in rural and urban areas in order to alleviate poverty and drive economic growth. (Sec. 6) Expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Agency for International...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with H.R.2548.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.2548.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 12, 2014
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
May 8, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 297 - 117 (Roll no. 208). (text: CR 5/7/2014 H3923-3929)

May 8, 2014
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3970-3971)
May 7, 2014
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 7, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2548.
May 7, 2014
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3923-3929)
May 7, 2014
Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 2, 2014
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 321.
May 2, 2014

Committee on Financial Services discharged.

May 2, 2014
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Foreign Affairs. H. Rept. 113-433, Part I.
Feb. 27, 2014
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Feb. 27, 2014
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 27, 2013
Referred to House Financial Services
June 27, 2013
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
June 27, 2013

Introduced in the House by Edward Royce (R-Calif.)

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