H.R. 5656 (109th): Energy Research, Development, Demonstration, and Commercial Application Act of 2006


Jun 21, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Judy Biggert

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2006
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for Federal energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application activities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2006--Reported to House amended.Energy Research, Development, Demonstration, and Commercial Application Act of 2006 - Section3 - Directs the Secretary of Energy to implement the following energy research, development and commercial ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 21, 2006

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Jun 27, 2006
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5656”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (15R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 6203 (Related)
Alternative Energy Research and Development Act

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 29, 2006

H.R. 5644 (Related)
Green Energy Education Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2006

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