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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities.


Actions Overview (6)

Date
05/20/2016Became Public Law No: 114-157. (TXT | PDF)
05/20/2016Signed by President.
05/13/2016Presented to President.
05/09/2016Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2649; text: CR 02/29/2016 H1005)
02/29/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 - 0 (Roll no. 102).
12/11/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (25)

Date Chamber
05/20/2016Became Public Law No: 114-157. (TXT | PDF)
05/20/2016Signed by President.
05/13/2016HousePresented to President.
05/10/2016SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
05/09/2016SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2649; text: CR 02/29/2016 H1005)
03/01/2016SenateReceived in the Senate, read twice.
02/29/2016-6:50pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/29/2016-6:50pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 - 0 (Roll no. 102).
02/29/2016-6:30pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1033-1034)
02/29/2016-3:54pmHouseAt 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.
02/29/2016-3:47pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4238.
02/29/2016-3:47pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1005-1006)
02/29/2016-3:47pmHouseMr. Whitfield moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
02/25/2016HouseOrdered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
02/25/2016HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/24/2016HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/11/2016HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
02/11/2016HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
02/10/2016HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
12/18/2015HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
12/14/2015HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/11/2015HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.
12/11/2015HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.
12/11/2015HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.
12/11/2015HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (76)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-34]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 12/11/2015
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Takai, Mark [D-HI-1]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 12/11/2015
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 12/15/2015
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 12/15/2015
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 12/15/2015
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 12/15/2015
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 12/15/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 12/15/2015
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 12/15/2015
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 12/15/2015
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 12/15/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 12/15/2015
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 12/15/2015
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 12/16/2015
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 12/17/2015
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 12/17/2015
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 12/17/2015
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 12/17/2015
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 12/17/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 12/17/2015
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 12/17/2015
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 12/17/2015
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 12/17/2015
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 12/17/2015
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 12/17/2015
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 12/17/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 12/17/2015
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 12/17/2015
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 12/17/2015
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 12/17/2015
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 12/17/2015
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 12/17/2015
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 12/17/2015
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 01/05/2016
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 02/03/2016
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 02/03/2016
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 02/03/2016
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 02/03/2016
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 02/03/2016
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 02/03/2016
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 02/03/2016
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 02/03/2016
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 02/03/2016
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 02/23/2016
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 02/23/2016
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 02/25/2016
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 02/25/2016
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 02/25/2016
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 02/25/2016
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 02/26/2016

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce12/11/2015 Referred to
02/25/2016 Markup by
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power12/18/2015 Referred to
02/11/2016 Markup by
02/11/2016 Reported by
House Transportation and Infrastructure12/11/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management12/14/2015 Referred to

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Latest Summary (4)

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 114-157 (05/20/2016)

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

This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the definition of "minority" to mean any U.S. citizen who is an Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, African American, Hispanic, Puerto Rican, Native American, or Alaska Native; and (2) the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to revise the definition of "minority group members" (who own minority group enterprises) to mean U.S. citizens who are Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islanders, African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaska Natives.