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Format: 2014-08-30
Format: 2014-08-30
06/23/2014
Bill
H.R. 4092, introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA), establishes a Department of Energy clearinghouse to disseminate information about available federal programs and financing mechanisms that may be used to support energy efficiency, distributed generation, and energy retrofitting projects for schools. H.R. 4092 passed the House on June 23, 2014.
06/23/2014
Bill
H.R. 4801, introduced by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) requires the Department of Energy to submit a report to Congress on the impact of thermal insulation on energy and water use systems in federal buildings and the return on investment of installing such insulation. H.R. 4801 passed the House on June 23, 2014.
06/23/2014
Floor Action
On June 23, 2014, the House considered H.R. 4092 under suspension of the rules.  Members proceeded with 40 minutes of debate and passed the bill, as amended, by voice vote. 
06/23/2014
Floor Action
On June 23, 2014, the House considered H.R. 4801 under suspension of the rules.  Members proceeded with 40 minutes of debate and passed the legislation by voice vote.
06/23/2014
Floor Action
On June 23, 2014, the House considered H.R. 316, as amended by the Senate, under suspension of the rules.  Members proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on agreeing to the amendment to the bill.  At the conclusion of the debate, a vote count was requested.  The legislation passed with a roll call vote of 379-3. 
06/23/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision upholding EPA’s authority to limit carbon pollution from large industrial sources:
06/19/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Regulations for Power Plants.”  
06/19/2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup on Thursday, June 19, 2014.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. 4771, Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act;  • H.R. 4250, Sunscreen Innovation Act; • H.R. 4701, Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014; • H.R. 594, Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance,...
06/19/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Members Henry A. Waxman and Diana DeGette sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Tim Murphy to request hearings on the implications to seniors, taxpayers, Part D drug plans, and the Medicare program of the high costs of Sovaldi, the new Hepatitis C drug manufactured by Gilead Pharmaceuticals.  The drug costs $84,000 for a course of treatment and a new analysis by researchers...
06/18/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Investigation Update.”