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H.R.4553: Fossil Energy Encouragement and Accountability Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor David McKinley, R-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 8 (3 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced May 1, 2014
Latest Major Action July 15, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Fossil Energy Encouragement and Accountability Act of 2014 - Authorizes appropriations to the Secretary of Energy (DOE) for FY2015 for coal, natural gas, and oil research and development.

Prohibits the use of such funds, however, to: (1) transform any element of the National Energy Technology Laboratory into a government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory, or to consider or plan for any such transformation; (2) consolidate or close any element of the Laboratory; or (3) transfer the Laboratory's human resources functions from any laboratory.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
May 1, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.