H.R.4447: Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 20, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 19, 2020

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Bill Summary

Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, designing, and demonstrating energy storage and microgrid projects that utilize energy from renewable energy sources. A microgrid is a group of interconnected loads and distributed energy resources that acts as a single controllable entity and that can connect and...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 19, 2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sept. 24, 2020
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4447.
Sept. 24, 2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 24, 2020
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 185 (Roll no. 206).
Sept. 24, 2020
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 193 - 214 (Roll no. 205).
Sept. 24, 2020
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Sept. 24, 2020
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lucas motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit the use of funds for entities that fail to certify that they will not transfer intellectual properties, technologies or data to other entities deemed to be of risk by the Secretary of Energy or the United States Trade Representative.
Sept. 24, 2020
Mr. Lucas moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Sept. 24, 2020
The previous question was ordered without objection.
Sept. 24, 2020
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Sept. 24, 2020
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Levin (CA) amendment en bloc No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Levin (CA) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 24, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1129, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Levin(CA)amendment en bloc No. 4.
Sept. 24, 2020
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Haaland amendment No. 32, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Haaland demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 24, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1129, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Haaland amendment No. 32.
Sept. 24, 2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 24, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1129, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Pallone amendment en bloc. No. 3.
Sept. 24, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1129, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Degette amendment en bloc No. 2
Sept. 24, 2020
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stevens amendment en bloc No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Stevens demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 24, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1129, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Stevens amendment en bloc No. 1.
Sept. 24, 2020
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on H.R. 4447, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Sept. 24, 2020
Considered as unfinished business.
Sept. 24, 2020
Mr. Lucas moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (text: CR H4947)
Sept. 24, 2020
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4898-4949)
Sept. 23, 2020
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1129. (consideration: CR H4774-4877; text: CR H4774-4865)
Sept. 23, 2020
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on H.R. 4447 would be postponed.
Sept. 23, 2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 4447.
Sept. 23, 2020
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4447, H.R. 6270 and H.R. 8319. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 4447 under a structured rulee with 90 minutes of general debate. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 6270, under closed rule and H.R. 8319 under a closed rule.
Sept. 23, 2020
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1129.
Sept. 21, 2020
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1129 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4447, H.R. 6270 and H.R. 8319. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 4447 under a structured rulee with 90 minutes of general debate. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 6270, under closed rule and H.R. 8319 under a closed rule.
Sept. 15, 2020
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 404.
Sept. 15, 2020

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology discharged.

Sept. 15, 2020
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 116-504, Part I.
Sept. 9, 2020
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Sept. 9, 2020
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 23, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Sept. 20, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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.
Sept. 20, 2019

Introduced in the House by Tom O'Halleran (D-Ariz.)

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