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H.R. 1733: To direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil.

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1733 requires the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report and submit to Congress a coordinated federal strategy to increase the beneficial reuse of used lubricating oil.

Recycling and reusing used motor oil is preferable to disposal and can provide great environmental benefits. Recycled used motor oil can be re-refined into new oil, processed into fuel oils, and used as raw materials for the petroleum industry. Used oils such as engine lubrication oil, hydraulic fluids, and gear oils used in cars, bikes, or lawnmowers can pollute ...

Sponsor and status

Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Mar 27, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 12, 2017

This bill passed in the House on December 12, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

28% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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History

Mar 27, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 26, 2017
 
Considered by Energy

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

Dec 6, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue 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 11, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Dec 12, 2017
 
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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1733 is 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.

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