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USHB537IntroBureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3669IntroWeatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019
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2019-11-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 249.
USSB216EngrossSpokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration to make specified settlement payments to the Spokane Tribe in relation to the construction and operation of the Gran...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2199IntroCentral Coast Heritage Protection Act
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 13.
USHB3794IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB876IntroEnergy Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB2368IntroNuclear Energy Renewal Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHCR74IntroEncouraging the Architect of the Capitol to transition to the exclusive use of electricity derived from renewable energy sources to power the United States Capitol Complex by 2032.
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2019-11-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB823EngrossColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
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2019-10-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB359IntroEnhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act This bill directs the Department of Energy to facilitate and encourage public-private partnerships in order to address and mitigate the physical security and cybersecurity risks of elect...
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2019-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 202.
USHB360IntroCyber Sense Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system. The bulk-power system includes faciliti...
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2019-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 204.
USHB4887IntroIncentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act This bill extends the 30 % energy tax credit for offshore wind facilities that begin construction by January 1, 2027, or the year that the United States has increased its offshore wind capacity by not less than 3...
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2019-10-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2095IntroEnhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 267.
USSB2332IntroGrid Modernization Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct a program to modernize the electric grid, including by (1) developing standards to compare the storage capacity, cycle length, capabilities, and reliability o...
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 270.
USSB2706IntroHEAT Act Heat Efficiency through Applied Technology Act
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2019-10-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1751IntroBureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 260.
USSB1931IntroWestern Area Power Administration Transparency Act
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 262.
USSB1821IntroMarine Energy Research and Development Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 261.
USSB2333IntroEnergy Cybersecurity Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop advanced cybersecurity applications and technologies for the energy sector. DOE shall: advance the security of field devices and third-party control systems;...
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 264.
USSB334IntroClean Water for Rural Communities Act This bill authorizes rural water supply projects in Montana and North Dakota. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to (1) plan and construct the Musselshell-Judith Rural Water System f...
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2019-10-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.
USHB2114EngrossEnhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2019 This bill addresses state energy security plans. The bill authorizes the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide financial assistance to states for the implementation, revi...
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2019-10-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 257.
USSB1602IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for...
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2019-10-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255.
USSB2094IntroEnhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Energy to provide financial assistance to states for the development, implementation, review, and revision of a state energy securi...
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2019-10-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 256.
USSJR53IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Repeal of the Clean Power Plan; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Ga...
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2019-10-17
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 41 - 53. Record Vote Number: 324.
USSB163PassAlaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act This bill directs the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise certain regulations regarding particulate matter emissions standards for nonemergency stationary diesel engines in remote are...
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2019-10-04
Became Public Law No: 116-62. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4444IntroWestern Area Power Administration Transparency Act
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1685IntroLaunching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a program for the capture of carbon dioxide produced during the generation of natural gas-gener...
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2019-09-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 221.
USSB1201IntroEFFECT Act of 2019 Enhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
USSB903IntroNuclear Energy Leadership Act
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2019-09-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 217.
USHB4447IntroExpanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019
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2019-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-09-19
Conference held.
USSB2470IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 204.
USHB4291IntroLow-Income Solar Energy Act
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2019-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2462IntroLow-Income Solar Energy Act
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2019-09-11
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB859IntroRIVER Act Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act This bill extends through FY2036 authorization and eligibility for the program of hydroelectric production incentives and incentive payments to the owners or operators of hydroelectric...
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2019-09-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 184.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USSB174IntroSecuring Energy Infrastructure Act This bill establishes a two-year pilot program within the Department of Energy's (DOE's) national laboratories to (1) identify the security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the energy sector, and (2) evaluate ...
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2019-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 173.
USHB4051IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4175IntroPromoting Renewable Energy with Shared Solar Act of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2422IntroClean Energy Grid Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to address the integration of clean distributed energy into electric grids. Clean distributed energy means energy (e.g., solar and wind energy) that is generated on or nea...
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2019-08-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2380IntroNext Generation Electric Systems Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2382IntroCommunity Energy Savings Program Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2403IntroCommunity Health and Clean Transit Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Transportation to make direct loans to eligible entities (i.e., grant recipients for buses and bus facilities or state and local governmental entities that operate ...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB398IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2019 This bill suspends certain weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia. It also imposes sanctions on individuals for various activities related to the civil war in Yemen and for involvement in the death of Saud...
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2019-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
USSB2343IntroEndangered Species Management Self-Determination Act
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2019-07-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2284IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4061IntroBlue Collar and Green Collar Jobs Development Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2288IntroAmerican Energy Efficiency Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3609IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate wind energy technologies and systems.
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2019-07-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
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