H.R. 6 (109th): Energy Policy Act of 2005

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6 (109th) in the Senate.

It was not the final Senate vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 6 (109th) for further details.

The Energy Policy Act of (Pub.L. 109–58) is a bill passed by the United States Congress on July 29, 2005, and signed into law by President George W. Bush on August 8, 2005, at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The act, described by proponents as an attempt to combat growing energy problems, changed US energy policy by providing tax incentives and loan guarantees for energy production of various types.

The Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 was repealed, effective February 2006, by the passing of this act.

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Congress
109th Congress
Date
Jun 28, 2005
Chamber
Senate
Number
#158
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the Senate
Result:
Bill Passed

Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 85
 
 
 
85%
49 35 1
  Nay 12
 
 
 
12%
5 7 0
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
3%
1 2 0
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