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H.R. 5351 (110th): Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the production of renewable energy and energy conservation.

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Sponsor and status

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2008
Length: 103 pages
Feb 12, 2008
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 27, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President George Bush [R, 2001-2009]: H.R. 5351 - Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act (Feb 26, 2008)

What legislators are saying

Blumenauer Votes to End Subsidies for Big Oil, Supports Renewable Energy
    — Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 27, 2008

Welch supports, House passes end to tax breaks for big oil, funds renewables
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 3, 2008

Rep. Lofgren Votes to Expand Renewable Energy Investment
    — Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] on Feb 27, 2008

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Feb 12, 2008

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Feb 27, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5351 (110th) was 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. 5351. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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