H.R.5534: To provide grants from moneys collected from violations of the corporate average fuel economy program to be used to expand infrastructure necessary to increase the availability of alternative fuels.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced June 6, 2006
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 4, 2006

Bill Summary

Establishes in the Treasury a Fuel Economy Fund to be: (1) funded by fines, penalties, and other moneys obtained through certain enforcement actions (subject to the availability of funds provided in advance in appropriations Acts); and (2) used by the Secretary of Energy to implement a grant program for the construction or expansion of infrastructure necessary to increase the availability to consumers of alternative fuels. Declares eligible...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 109-535.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 299.
Mr. Rogers (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5534.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 355 - 9 (Roll no. 396).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
June 6, 2006

Introduced in the House by Mike Rogers (R-Mich.)

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