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

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.

Sponsor:

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 14, 2008
 
Introduced

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May 15, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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May 21, 2008
 
Passed House

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

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 (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

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
17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
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

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. 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

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