S. 3044 (110th): Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008


May 20, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 10, 2008.


Harry Reid
Senator from Nevada


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Last Updated: May 21, 2008
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2991 (Related)
Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2008

H.R. 6653 (Related)
Consumer Energy Relief Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3044” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2008
Reported by Committee
May 21, 2008
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jun 10, 2008


23 cosponsors (22D, 1I) (show)
Jun 10, 2008 11:24 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 51/43

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