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H.R. 7060 (110th): Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2008
Length: 154 pages
Sep 25, 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 26, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President George Bush [R, 2001-2009]: H.R. 7060 - Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008 (Sep 25, 2008)

What legislators are saying

—hose an Senate Pass 3A Tax Creits for Amerian Samoa; Bill Moves Bak to Senate for Another Vote
    — Rep. Eni Faleomavaega [D-AS0, 1989-2014] on Sep 26, 2008

Welch votes to expand tax incentives for renewable energy
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] on Sep 26, 2008

White House Backs Senate Legislation to Extend County Payments
    — Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] on Sep 26, 2008

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Sep 25, 2008

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Sep 26, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 7060 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7060. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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