H.R. 6421 (110th): Energy Independence Act


Jun 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2008
Length: 142 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish and implement a competitive oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of Alaska, to provide for expanded leasing of the oil and gas resources of the outer Continental Shelf for exploration, to eliminate certain impediments to the development of nuclear energy sources, to promote coal-to-liquid fuel activities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/2008--Introduced.Energy Independence Act - American Energy Independence and Price Reduction Act - Sets forth an oil and gas leasing program for lands within the Coastal Plain of Alaska.Establishes the Coastal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6421”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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