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December 22, 2007

House Votes - H.R. 6: CLEAN Energy Act

H.Res. 877: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 6

On Ordering the Previous Question
Passed 220-187

On Agreeing to the Resolution
Passed 215-190


H.R. 6: Creating Long-Term Energy Alternatives for the Nation Act of 2007

Debate

Votes - Most Recent Senate Votes

On Agreeing to Senate Adt to House Adt to Senate Adt
Passed 314-100


House Clears Energy Bill Boosting Fuel Efficiency Standards
The House on Tuesday sent President Bush a streamlined energy bill that would make the first statutory increase in fuel economy standards in 32 years and require billions more gallons of biofuels to be blended into gasoline over the next 15 years.

House Sends President An Energy Bill to Sign
A year of rhetoric, lobbying, veto threats and negotiations ended yesterday as the House of Representatives voted 314 to 100 to pass an energy bill that President Bush is to sign this morning. The bill will raise fuel-efficiency standards for automobiles, order a massive increase in the use of biofuels and phase out sales of the ubiquitous incandescent light bulb popularized by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.

Congress Approves Fuel Economy Mandate
Congress by a wide margin approved the first increase in automobile fuel economy in 32 years Tuesday, and President Bush plans to quickly sign the legislation, accepting the mandates on the auto industry.

Solidarity for Bush, Democrats
After a year of partisan combat and legislative stalemate, President Bush and Democratic congressional leaders came together yesterday for a holiday season consensus as they enacted legislation to promote energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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