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


Jan 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2007

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


Pub.L. 110-140


Nick Rahall II

Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district



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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.

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H.Res. 877 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 18, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jan 12, 2007
Passed House
Jan 18, 2007
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Passed Senate with Changes
Jun 21, 2007
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Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 13, 2007
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House Agreed to Changes
Dec 18, 2007
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 19, 2007


198 cosponsors (195D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jan 18, 2007 6:09 p.m.
Passed 264/163
Jun 11, 2007 6:16 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 91/0
Jun 14, 2007 11:58 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 56/39
Jun 20, 2007 10:11 a.m.
Motion Rejected 37/55
Jun 20, 2007 11:24 a.m.
Motion Rejected 36/56
Jun 21, 2007 1:35 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 61/32
Jun 21, 2007 11:03 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 62/32
Jun 21, 2007 11:25 p.m.
Bill Passed 65/27
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Dec 6, 2007 3:31 p.m.
Passed 235/181
Dec 7, 2007 9:47 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 53/42
Dec 13, 2007 9:54 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 59/40
On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the Amendment of the House to the Amendment of the Senate to the Text of H.R. 6, with an Amendment)
Dec 13, 2007 6:25 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 86/8
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Dec 18, 2007 1:45 p.m.
Passed 314/100

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