H.R. 6899 (110th): Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act
Sep 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 16, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Nick Rahall II
Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2008
Length: 292 pages
About the bill
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To advance the national security interests of the United States by reducing its dependency on oil through renewable and clean, alternative fuel technologies while building a bridge to the future through expanded access to Federal oil and natural gas resources, revising the relationship between the oil and gas industry and the consumers who own those resources and deserve a fair return from the development of publicly owned oil and gas, ending tax subsidies for large oil and gas companies, and facilitating energy efficiencies in the building, housing, and transportation sectors, and for other purposes.
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 16, 2008
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On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 6899 Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection ActSep 16, 2008 9:56 p.m.
Failed 191/226Sep 16, 2008 10:04 p.m.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6899 — 110th Congress: Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6899
“H.R. 6899 — 110th Congress: Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. April 19, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6899>
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