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 Upton (R-MI), who introduced the bill in September. “Fears of America running out of energy have been replaced by a once incomprehensible rise in domestic oil and natural gas production. But our laws and regulations need to be updated in order to …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 7, 2015
Length: 275 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
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.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
What legislators are saying
“Tonko Named to Conference Committee for Energy Bill”
— Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] on May 26, 2016
“Eshoo Data Center Efficiency Legislation Passes House”
— Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] on Mar 14, 2016
H.R. 8 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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