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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2008
Length: 292 pages
110th Congress, 2007–2009
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.
What legislators are saying
Sep 15, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 16, 2008
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1433 (110th).
Sep 16, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 6899 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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