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    These links are designed to aid Coordinators, group members, and visitors in tracking current legislation. Registered Coordinators can edit this information.

    This link goes to the govtrack.com web site:
    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s110-3240

    Comprehensive database of all members of Congress:

    Track the bill you're interested in here:
    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/committee.xpd?id=SSEG



    Here's a list of the different bills. The first link under the title of each bill will take you to discussions on each bill,within the Pickens Plan web site:

    S. 3281 Drive America on Natural Gas Act

    S. 3281 Drive America on Natural Gas Act

    Drive America on Natural Gas Act

    Here is the bills tracking website:
    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s110-3281

    Bill Status on Senate Bill 3281 and it has been assign to the Senate Finance Committee.
    Senate Finance Committee Members
    MAX BAUCUS, MT
    JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER IV, WV
    KENT CONRAD, ND
    JEFF BINGAMAN, NM
    JOHN F. KERRY, MA
    BLANCHE L. LINCOLN, AR
    RON WYDEN, OR
    CHARLES E. SCHUMER, NY
    DEBBIE STABENOW, MI
    MARIA CANTWELL, WA
    KEN SALAZAR, CO
    CHUCK GRASSLEY, IA
    ORRIN G. HATCH, UT
    OLYMPIA J. SNOWE, ME
    JON KYL, AZ
    GORDON SMITH, OR
    JIM BUNNING, KY
    MIKE CRAPO, ID
    PAT ROBERTS, KS
    JOHN ENSIGN, NV
    JOHN E. SUNUNU, NH

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    H.R. 6383: Alternative Energy Advancement Act

    H.R. 6383: Alternative Energy Advancement Act

    Bill tracking link:


    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h110-6383

    To make available for research and development of alternative energy certain revenue received by the United States for all future oil and gas leases.

    Sponsor:
    Rep. Robin Hayes [R-NC](no cosponsors)

    Status:
    Occurred: Introduced Jun 26, 2008
    Not Yet Occurred: Scheduled for Debate -
    Not Yet Occurred: Voted on in House -
    Not Yet Occurred: Voted on in Senate -
    Not Yet Occurred: Signed by President -
    This bill is in the first step in the legislative process. Introduced bills go first to committees that deliberate, investigate, and revise them before they go to general debate. The majority of bills never make it out of committee. Keep in mind that sometimes the text of one bill is incorporated into another bill, and in those cases the original bill, as it would appear here, would seem to be abandoned. [Last Updated: Jul 5, 2008]

    Last Action:
    Jun 26, 2008: Referred to House Science and Technology

    Committee Assignments

    This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process where the bill is considered in committee and may undergo significant changes in markup sessions. The bill has been referred to the following committees:
    House Natural Resources
    House Science and Technology

    This bill is related to other bills in these subject areas as identified by the Congressional Research Service:
    House Natural Resources Committee
    House Science and Technology Committee

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    HR 6401 Renewable Energy Jobs and Security Act (Feed-In Tariff)

    HR 6401 Renewable Energy Jobs and Security Act (Feed-In Tariff)
    The Stated Intent of the Bill:To spur rapid and sustainable growth in renewable electricity generation in the United States through priority interconnection, renewable energy payments, and for other purposes.

    Within HR6401 is a provision for a National Feed-In Tariff.

    Sponsor:
    Rep. Jay Inslee [D-WA]show cosponsors (4)
    Cosponsors [as of 2008-07-06]
    Rep. William Delahunt [D-MA]
    Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
    Rep. Michael Honda [D-CA]
    Rep. James McDermott [D-WA]

    Status:
    Occurred: Introduced Jun 26, 2008
    Not Yet Occurred: Scheduled for Debate -
    Not Yet Occurred: Voted on in House -
    Not Yet Occurred: Voted on in Senate -
    Not Yet Occurred: Signed by President -
    This bill is in the first step in the legislative process. Introduced bills go first to committees that deliberate, investigate, and revise them before they go to general debate. The majority of bills never make it out of committee. Keep in mind that sometimes the text of one bill is incorporated into another bill, and in those cases the original bill, as it would appear here, would seem to be abandoned. [Last Updated: Jul 5, 2008]
    Last Action:
    Jun 26, 2008: Referred to House Ways and Means

    Committee Assignments
    This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process where the bill is considered in committee and may undergo significant changes in markup sessions. The bill has been referred to the following committees:
    House Energy and Commerce
    House Science and Technology
    House Ways and Means

    Related Legislation
    This bill is related to other bills in these subject areas as identified by the Congressional Research Service:
    House Energy and Commerce Committee
    House Science and Technology Committee
    House Ways and Means Committee
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    H.R. 3776 To provide for research, development, and demonstration programs in advanced energy storage systems for electric drive vehicles, stationary applications, and electricity transmission and dis

    H.R. 3776 To provide for research, development, and demonstration programs in advanced energy storage systems for electric drive vehicles, stationary applications, and electricity transmission and dis

    Energy Storage Technology Advancement Act of 2007'
    H.R. 3776 To provide for research, development, and demonstration programs in advanced energy storage systems for electric drive vehicles, stationary applications, and electricity transmission and distribution applications, to support the ability of the United States to remain globally competitive in this field, and to promote the efficient delivery and use of energy.

    Sponsor: Rep Gordon, Bart [TN-6] (introduced 10/9/2007) Cosponsors (None)
    Latest Major Action: 10/23/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c110:1:./temp/~c110EZpuP7::


    Senate: US Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

    Sen Jeff Bingaman-D (NM) & Sen Pete Domenici-R (NM)

    Subcommittee on Energy:

    Byron L. Dorgan (Ch) ND
    Daniel K. Akaka HI
    Ron Wyden OR
    Tim Johnson SD
    Mary L. Landrieu LA
    Maria Cantwell WA
    Robert Menendez NJ
    Bernard Sanders VT
    Jon Tester MT


    Lisa Murkowski AK
    Larry E. Craig ID
    Richard Burr NC
    Jim DeMint SC
    Bob Corker TN
    Jeff Sessions AL
    Jim Bunning KY
    Mel Martinez FL


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    Last edited by Curtis; 09-20-2008, 10:43 PM.

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    Re: Web Address for tracking the energy bills: Part 2

    H.R. 6570: To encourage increased production of natural gas vehicles and to provide tax incentives for natural gas vehicle infrastructure
    H.R. 6570: To encourage increased production of natural gas vehicles and to provide tax incentives for natural gas vehicle infrastructure
    Here is the bills tracking website:
    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h110-6570

    Overview

    Articles About This Bill
    No articles are associated with this bill.
    You can suggest an article for inclusion here.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rahm Emanuel [D-IL](no cosponsors)


    Status:
    Introduced Jul 22, 2008

    Committee Assignments
    This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process where the bill is considered in committee and may undergo significant changes in markup sessions. The bill has been referred to the following committees:
    House Ways and Means
    House Oversight and Government Reform
    House Energy and Commerce

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    S. 3240: A bill to promote energy production and security in the United States, and for other purposes

    S. 3240: A bill to promote energy production and security in the United States, and for other purposes

    A bill to promote energy production and security in the United States, and for other purposes

    Here is the bills tracking website:
    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s110-3240

    S. 3240: A bill to promote energy production and security in the United States, and for other purposes


    Sponsor: Sen. Jefferson Sessions [R-AL]show cosponsors (4)

    Status:
    Introduced Jul 10, 2008
    This bill is in the first step in the legislative process. Introduced bills go first to committees that deliberate, investigate, and revise them before they go to general debate. The majority of bills never make it out of committee. Keep in mind that sometimes the text of one bill is incorporated into another bill, and in those cases the original bill, as it would appear here, would seem to be abandoned.
    [Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008]
    Last Action: Jul 10, 2008: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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    Last edited by Curtis; 09-14-2008, 03:41 PM.

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    • #3
      Re: Resources for tracking the energy bills: Part 1


      H. R. 6495
      IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
      J
      ULY 15, 2008
      Mr. B
      LUMENAUER (for himself, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. INSLEE,
      Mr. M
      CNERNEY, and Ms. SOLIS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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      • #4
        Re: Resources for tracking the energy bills: Part 1

        Typical example of government doing too little too late. The free market - supply vs demand - has brought my local petrol down from $4.20 to $1.60 is a few months.

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        • #5
          Re: Resources for tracking the energy bills: Part 1

          just the goverment wasting time and money throw it on the floor debate it vote for or against done 1 or 2 days at the most

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