H.R. 6 (110th): Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 19, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-140

Sponsor:

Nick Rahall II

Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2007
Length: 310 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the production of clean renewable fuels, to protect consumers, to increase the efficiency of products, buildings, and vehicles, to promote research on and deploy greenhouse gas capture and storage options, and to improve the energy performance of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110-140 originally named the Clean Energy Act of 2007) is an Act of Congress concerning the energy policy of the United States. As part of the Democratic Party's 100-Hour Plan during the 110th Congress, it was introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Representative Nick Rahall of ...

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History

Jan 12, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 18, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 21, 2007
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 25, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Jul 3, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 7, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 13, 2007
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 15, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment 2.

Dec 18, 2007
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 19, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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