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H.R. 6022 (110th): Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act of 2008

To suspend the acquisition of petroleum for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Peter Welch

Sponsor. Representative for Vermont At Large. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2008
Length: 2 pages
May 12, 2008
110th Congress (2007–2009)

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 19, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 19, 2008.

Pub.L. 110-232

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Department of Energy will suspend filling oil reserve following passage of Welch-led bill
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Sponsor) on Jun 2, 2008

House & Senate to Act Today on Kind Plan to Lower Gas Prices by Halting Purchases for Strategic Petroleum Reserve
    — Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2008

Welch gas prices bill sent to president; Vt. Congressman urges signature
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Sponsor) on Jun 2, 2008

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May 12, 2008

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 13, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)

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

May 14, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 19, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6022 (110th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6022. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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