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H.R.4801: To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 5, 2014
Latest Major Action June 24, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to submit a report within one year on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use systems for potable hot and chilled water in federal buildings and on the return on investment of installing the insulation. Requires the report to include: (1) an analysis based on the cost of municipal or regional water for delivered water and the avoided cost of new water; and (2) a summary of energy and water savings, including short-term and long-term (20 years) projections of such savings.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
June 23, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5606)
June 23, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4801.
June 23, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5606-5607)
June 23, 2014 Mr. Kinzinger (IL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 23, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 364.
June 23, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-489.
June 10, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
June 10, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 9, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 6, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
June 5, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.