About the bill
- Full Title
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1433 (110th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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. (2016). 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. June 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6899>
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