About the bill
- Full Title
To greatly enhance the Nation's path toward energy independence and environmental, energy, economic, and national security, by amending Federal policy to increase the production of domestic energy sources, to dedicate fixed percentages of the royalties received for conservation programs, environmental restoration projects, renewable energy research and development, clean energy technology research and development, increased development of existing energy sources, and energy assistance for those in need, and to share a portion of such royalties with producing States, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
7/31/2008--Introduced.National Conservation, Environment, and Energy Independence Act - Terminates all federal prohibitions on expenditures of funds to conduct natural gas, oil, oil shale, and energy production leasing and preleasing activities ...
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Jul 31, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6709”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
141 cosponsors (100R, 41D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6709 — 110th Congress: National Conservation, Environment, and Energy Independence Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6709
“H.R. 6709 — 110th Congress: National Conservation, Environment, and Energy Independence Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6709>
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