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H.R. 3607: Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

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To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct Federal research in fossil energy and to promote the development and demonstration of environmentally responsible coal and natural gas technologies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marc Veasey

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 2, 2019
Length: 40 pages
Introduced
Jul 2, 2019
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)
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What legislators are saying

Representative Marc Veasey Leads Reintroduction of Bipartisan Energy Research Legislation
    — Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] (Sponsor) on Jul 10, 2019

Tonko Clean Energy Innovation Bills Advance Out of Committee
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] on Jul 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3607 will add $4.5 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

Jul 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 10, 2019
 
Considered by Energy

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Jul 24, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Signed by the President

H.R. 3607 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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