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H.R. 3607 (116th): 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.

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Sponsor and status

Marc Veasey

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

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020
Length: 58 pages
Jul 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Veasey Passes Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act
    — Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] (Sponsor) on Sep 24, 2020

Lamb urges speaker pelosi to reject fracking ban; allow a vote on bipartisan bill to invest in clean energy technology
    — Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA17] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 14, 2020

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

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 3607 will add $4.5 billion in new spending through 2029.


Jul 2, 2019

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Jul 10, 2019
Considered by Energy

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Jul 24, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Sep 17, 2020
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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H.R. 3607 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3607. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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