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H.R. 5905 (115th): Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018

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Sponsor and status

Randy Weber

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2018
Length: 58 pages
Introduced
May 22, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 27, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 589: Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2018. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Weber Statement of Office of Science Authorization
    — Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14] (Sponsor) on Jun 27, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5905 will add $6.6 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

May 22, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 23, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 27, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 27, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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H.R. 5905 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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