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H.R. 3609: Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

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To provide for a program of wind energy research, development, and demonstration, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Paul Tonko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 2, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Jul 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

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.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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S. 2660 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Dec 12, 2019


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tonko Announces $2.8 Million Award to GE Research in Niskayuna
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Sponsor) on Sep 27, 2019

Perlmutter Continues to Advocate for Greater Research and Development of Wind and Solar Technologies
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] on Jul 26, 2019

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

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 3609 will add $574 million 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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H.R. 3609 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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