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.

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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.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

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

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

Votes
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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3221 (Related)
Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 30, 2008

H.Res. 877 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 18, 2007

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