H.R. 7183 (110th): Western Hemisphere Energy Compact Act of 2008


Sep 27, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of State to work with the Government of Brazil and the governments of other countries in the Western Hemisphere to develop partnerships to strengthen diplomatic relations and energy security by accelerating the development of biofuels production, research, and infrastructure, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/27/2008--Introduced.Western Hemisphere Energy Compact Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Secretary of Energy, to seek to establish a regional-based ministerial forum to be ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 27, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7183”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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