To provide for the establishment at the Department of Energy of a Solar Fuels Basic Research Initiative.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 25th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016
Length: 7 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 11, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Knight Measure To Spur Energy Innovation Passes House”
— Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 14, 2016
Jul 6, 2016
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Jul 7, 2016
Considered by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jul 11, 2016
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Jul 11, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5638 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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