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

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
Length: 332 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2008
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Status
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.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

17 Cosponsors (17 Democrats)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President George Bush [R, 2001-2009]: H.R. 6049 - Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008 (May 21, 2008)

What legislators are saying

Reps. Blumenauer, McDermott, and Neal Highlight House Passage of New Direction Energy Policy
    — Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2008

Welch votes to expand tax incentives for renewable energy
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 2, 2008

Inhofe Successful in Ensuring Key Oklahoma Priorities Included In Tax Bill
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Sep 24, 2008

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History

May 14, 2008
 
Introduced

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May 15, 2008
 
Ordered Reported

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May 21, 2008
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 10, 2008
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Jun 17, 2008
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Jul 29, 2008
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Sep 23, 2008
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

Sep 29, 2008
 
Text Published

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

H.R. 6049 (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. 6049. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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