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H.R. 6 (109th): Energy Policy Act of 2005
On Passage of the Bill in the Senate

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 2005 (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The Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 was repealed, effective February 2006, by the passing of this act.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 85%
 
 
 
85
49
 
35
 
1
 
Nay 12%
 
 
 
12
5
 
7
 
0
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
 
3
1
 
2
 
0
 

Bill Passed. Simple Majority Required. Jun 28, 2005 at 10 a.m. ET. Source: senate.gov.

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