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S. 983 (116th): Weatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Energy Conservation and Production Act to reauthorize the weatherization assistance program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher Coons

Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Apr 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 16, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 133: H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus & Relief]
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2020. (compare text)
Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

VIDEO: Cassidy Chairs Senate Energy Hearing: America will be a Global Leader in Emissions Reduction, We Need a Model Other Countries Will Follow
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] on Jul 9, 2019

Tonko, Coons Advance Bill to Weatherize Homes, Lower Consumer Utility Bills
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] on Apr 3, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 983 will add $1.2 billion in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 9, 2019
 
Considered by Energy

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Jul 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 10, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 983 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 983. 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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