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H.R. 8 (114th): North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015

About the bill

Energy efficiency and infrastructure security to come to the House floor The House this week is scheduled to vote on the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 8), legislation that seeks to promote energy efficiency inside the federal government and improve the security of energy-related infrastructure primarily by expanding the Department of Energy’s (DOE) authorities.

"This is our first attempt at significant energy legislation since 2007 and a great deal has changed in less than a decade," said House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Fred ...

Sponsor and status

Fred Upton

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2015
Length: 275 pages
Introduced:

Sep 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 3, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Sep 16, 2015
 
Introduced

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Sep 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 19, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Nov 30, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 1, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 3, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 8 (114th) 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.

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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