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H.R. 2046: Energy Diplomacy Act of 2019

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To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 regarding energy diplomacy and security within the Department of State, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ron Wright

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 3, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Apr 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on May 22, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 22, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Ron Wright Files H.R. 2046 The Energy Diplomacy Act
    — Rep. Ron Wright [R-TX6] (Sponsor) on Jun 4, 2019

Texas Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Energy Diplomacy Act
    — Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX15] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 15, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 2046 will be negligible.


Apr 3, 2019

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

May 22, 2019
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2046 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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