H.R. 6899 (110th): Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act

Introduced:

Sep 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Nick Rahall II

Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2008
Length: 292 pages

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 titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 15, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 16, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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