H.R. 8: North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015

Introduced:

Sep 16, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Dec 3, 2015

This bill passed in the House on December 3, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Fred Upton

Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2015
Length: 275 pages

Prognosis:

33% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America's energy security and diplomacy, and promote energy efficiency and government accountability, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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.

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History

Sep 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 3, 2015
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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