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H.R. 3597: Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

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To guide and authorize basic research programs in the United States for research, development, and demonstration of solar energy technologies, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ben McAdams

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2020
Length: 22 pages
Introduced
Jun 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 24, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 24, 2019.

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

S. 2668 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Nov 19, 2019

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

McAdams’ solar energy, clean air bills pass in the House
    — Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT4] (Sponsor) on Sep 24, 2020

New Democrat Coalition Continues Leadership on Climate Change
    — Rep. Donald Beyer [D-VA8] on Mar 12, 2020

Casten, New Democrat Coalition Members Urge House Action on Climate Change Legislation
    — Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL6] on Jul 29, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3597 will add $1.5 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

Jun 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 10, 2019
 
Considered by Energy

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Jul 24, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 11, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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H.R. 3597 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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