H.R. 6566 (110th): American Energy Act


Jul 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Boehner

Representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2008
Length: 148 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To bring down energy prices by increasing safe, domestic production, encouraging the development of alternative and renewable energy, and promoting conservation.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2008--Introduced.American Energy Act - Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2008 - Amends the Submerged Lands Act (SLA) regarding delineation of offshore state boundaries with respect to the Outer Continental ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 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. 6566”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


147 cosponsors (147R) (show)

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

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. 2846 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2009

H.R. 6384 (Related)
Americans for American Energy Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2008

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