H.R. 6049 (110th): Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008


May 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on September 23, 2008 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
Length: 332 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 7201 (Related)
Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 28, 2008

H.R. 7060 (Related)
Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6049” 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.

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May 14, 2008
Reported by Committee
May 15, 2008
Passed House
May 21, 2008
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jun 10, 2008
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jun 17, 2008
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jul 29, 2008
Passed Senate with Changes
Sep 23, 2008
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17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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May 21, 2008 4:08 p.m.
Passed 263/160
Jun 10, 2008 11:57 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 50/44
Jul 29, 2008 3:02 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 53/43
Sep 23, 2008 5:34 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 84/11
Sep 23, 2008 5:58 p.m.
Bill Passed 93/2

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