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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Electricity Storage Innovation Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Electricity Storage Innovation Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Electricity Storage Innovation Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the establishment at the Department of Energy of an Electricity Storage Basic Research Initiative.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
07/11/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H4647-4648)
07/11/2016Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 114-681.
07/06/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date Chamber All Actions
07/12/2016SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
07/11/2016-8:12pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/11/2016-8:12pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4647-4648)
07/11/2016-8:00pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5640.
07/11/2016-8:00pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4647-4649)
07/11/2016-8:00pmHouseMr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/11/2016HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 529.
07/11/2016HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 114-681.
07/06/2016HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
07/06/2016HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (8)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology07/06/2016 Referred to
07/11/2016 Reported by H. Rept. 114-681
Senate Energy and Natural Resources07/12/2016 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (07/11/2016)

Electricity Storage Innovation Act

(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish the Electricity Storage Basic Research Initiative. The initiative is designed to expand knowledge related to the control, storage, and conversion of electrical energy into chemical energy, and chemical energy into electrical energy.

DOE must support specific programs within its Office of Science and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as part of the initiative.

In addition, DOE must organize activities under the initiative utilizing research teams consisting of experts from the national laboratories, universities, and the private sector.