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H.R. 627: Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 627 directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a clearinghouse to disseminate information regarding available Federal programs and financing mechanisms that may be used to help initiate, develop, and finance energy efficiency, distributed generation, and energy retrofitting projects for schools. The bill also requires DOE to work with other federal agencies to develop a comprehensive list of such federal programs and to streamline efforts to publicize them through education and outreach.

Sponsor and status

Matthew Cartwright

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 12, 2017

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

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 7, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 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.

Jun 12, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 627 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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