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Titles (58)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • 9/11 Memorial Act
  • Accelerated Revenue, Repayment, and Surface Water Storage Enhancement Act
  • African Elephant Conservation and Legal Ivory Possession Act
  • Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015
  • Bureau of Reclamation Project Streamlining Act
  • Coquille Forest Fairness Act
  • Cow Creek Umpqua Land Conveyance Act
  • Crags, Colorado Land Exchange Act of 2015
  • Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2015
  • Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization
  • Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act
  • Grand Canyon Bison Management Act
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2016
  • Hunter Access Corridors Act
  • Hunter and Farmer Protection Act
  • Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act
  • John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2016
  • Medgar Evers House Study Act
  • National Forest Small Tracts Act Amendments Act of 2015
  • National Liberty Memorial Clarification Act of 2015
  • National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015
  • Native American Energy Act
  • North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016
  • Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act
  • Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2016
  • Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
  • Oregon Coastal Lands Act
  • PRISM Act
  • Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act
  • Preservation Research at Institutions Serving Minorities Act
  • Promoting Renewable Energy with Shared Solar Act of 2016
  • Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act
  • Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act
  • Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2016
  • SHARE Act
  • Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act
  • Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act
  • Water Rights Protection Act
  • Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act
  • Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act
  • Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • BUILD Act
  • Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2016
  • Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2016
  • National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act
  • Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2016
  • Vehicle Innovation Act of 2016
  • Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project Phase III Act of 2016

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

Short Titles as Reported to Senate for portions of this bill
  • Vehicle Innovation Act of 2015

Short Titles as Introduced

Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Vehicle Innovation Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

An original bill to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (5)

Date Actions Overview
09/08/2016Conference committee actions: Conference held.
05/25/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 241 - 178 (Roll no. 250).
04/20/2016Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 85 - 12. Record Vote Number: 54.(text: CR S2208-2289)
09/09/2015Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Murkowski. With written report No. 114-138.
09/09/2015Introduced in Senate

All Actions (240)

Date Chamber All Actions
09/08/2016-2:37pmConference held.
Action By: Joint
09/07/2016-4:37pmHouseAPPOINTMENT OF CONFEREE - The Chair announced the appointment of Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois as a conferee on S. 2012 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mr. Whitfield of Kentucky.
07/12/2016SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
07/12/2016SenateSenate disagrees to the House amendment to the Senate bill, agrees to request for conference, and the Presiding Officer appoints the following conferees: Murkowski, Barrasso, Risch, Cornyn, Cantwell, Wyden, and Sanders. (consideration: CR S4975)
07/12/2016SenateMotion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate bill, agree to request for conference, and the Presiding Officer appoints the following conferees: Murkowski, Barrasso, Risch, Cornyn, Cantwell, Wyden, and Sanders agreed to by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4975)
07/12/2016SenateCloture on the motion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate bill, agree to request for conference, and the Presiding Officer appoints the following conferees: Murkowski, Barrasso, Risch, Cornyn, Cantwell, Wyden, and Sanders invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 84 - 3. Record Vote Number: 125. (consideration: CR S4975; text: CR S4975)
07/12/2016SenateCloture motion on the motion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate bill, agree to request for conference, and the Presiding Officer appoints the following conferees: Murkowski, Barrasso, Risch, Cornyn, Cantwell, Wyden, and Sanders presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S4962-4963; text: S4962-4963)
07/12/2016SenateMotion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate bill, agree to request for conference, and the Presiding Officer appoints the following conferees: Murkowski, Barrasso, Risch, Cornyn, Cantwell, Wyden, and Sanders made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4962)
07/12/2016SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S4962-4975)
05/26/2016SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill and House requests a conference.
05/26/2016-11:31amHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of secs. 1005, 1006, 1010, 1014, 1016-1019, 1022, 3001, 4724, title VII, and sec. 10331 of the Senate bill and secs. 2007, 3116, 3117, and 3141 of Division A, and title IX of Division B, subtitle D of title II of Divsion C of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Hardy, Zeldin, and DeFazio.
05/26/2016-11:30amHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for consideration of secs. 1014, 1201, 1203, 1301-1304, 1306-1308, 1310, 1311, 2002, 2301, 2401, part III of subtitle A of title III, secs. 3101, 3302, 3307, 3402, 3403, 3501, 3502, 4001, 4002, 4006, 4101, subtitle C of title IV, secs. 4402, 4404, 4406, 4720, 4721, 4727, 4728, and 4737 of the Senate bill, and sec. 1109 and title VII of Division A, and Division D of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Smith (TX), Weber (TX), and Johnson, E. B..
05/26/2016-11:30amHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 2308, 3001, part II of title II, 3017, 3104, 3109, 3201, 3301-3306, 3308-3312, 4006, 4401, 4403, 4405, 4407, 4410, 4412-4414, title V, sec. 6001, subtitle A of title VI, sec. 6202, title VIII, title IX, subtitles A, B, and C of title X, parts I, II, III, and IV of subtitle D of title X, and secs. 10341 and 10345 of the Senate bill, and secs. 1115 and 1116 of Division A, Division B, and Division C of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Bishop (UT), Young (AK), Lummis, Denham, Westerman, Grijalva, Huffman, and Dingell.
05/26/2016-11:30amHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Agriculture for consideration of secs. 3017, 3305, 4501, 4502, 5002, part II of subtitle C of title X, and sec. 10233 of the Senate bill, and secs. 1116 and 5013 of division A, Division B, and secs. 1031, 1032, 1035-1037, subtitle K of title I, sec. 2013, subtitles F, M, and Q of title II, and title XXV of Division C of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Conaway, Thompson (PA), and Peterson.
05/26/2016-11:30amHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of the Senate bill and the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Upton, Barton, Whitfield, Shimkus, Latta, McMorris Rodgers, Olson, McKinley, Pompeo, Griffith, Johnson (OH), Flores, Mullin, Pallone, Rush, Capps, Matsui, Castor (FL), Sarbanes, Welch, Lujan, Ben Ray (NM), Tonko, and Loebsack.
05/25/2016-11:17pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/25/2016-11:17pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 205 - 212 (Roll no. 264). (consideration: CR H3260-3261)
05/25/2016-11:12pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Grijalva motion to instruct conferees to S. 2012.
05/25/2016-5:46pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to instruct, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote, announced that the nays had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to instruct until a time to be announced.
05/25/2016-5:46pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3219)
05/25/2016-5:35pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with an hour of debate on the motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House at the conference on disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the House amendment to the bill S. 2012 to be instructed to insist on inclusion of section 5002.
05/25/2016-5:35pmHouseMr. Grijalva moved that the House instruct conferees. (consideration: CR H3219; text: CR H3219)
05/25/2016-5:34pmHouseOn motion that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
05/25/2016-5:33pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3219)
05/25/2016-5:33pmHousePursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 744, Mr. Barton moved that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference.
05/25/2016-5:31pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/25/2016-5:31pmHouseOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 241 - 178 (Roll no. 250).
05/25/2016-5:24pmHouseOn motion to commit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 178 - 239 (Roll no. 249). (consideration: CR H3217-3218)
05/25/2016-5:18pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3217-3218, H3219-3220)
05/25/2016-3:45pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and a previous order of the House, further proceedings on the Peters (CA) motion to commit were postponed until a time to be announced.
05/25/2016-3:44pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to commit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3208)
05/25/2016-3:35pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) motion to commit with instructions, pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment inserting a new section pertaining to consideration of impacts on climate change. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
05/25/2016-3:34pmHouseMr. Peters moved to commit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H3207; text: CR H3207)
05/25/2016-3:34pmHouseThe previous question was ordered on S. 2012, as amended, pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H3207)
05/25/2016-2:16pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 2012, as amended.
05/25/2016-2:15pmHouseThe resolution provides for consideration of S. 2012 and H.R. 5233.
05/25/2016-2:15pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 744. (consideration: CR H3117-3208; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H3117-3198)
05/25/2016-2:15pmHouseORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Whitfield asked unanimous consent that the question of adoption of a motion to commit on S. 2012 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 or rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
05/24/2016-5:26pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 744 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2012 and H.R. 5233.
04/21/2016-12:35pmHouseHeld at the desk.
04/21/2016SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
04/21/2016-10:31amHouseReceived in the House.
04/20/2016SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 85 - 12. Record Vote Number: 54. (text: CR S2208-2289)
04/20/2016SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the measure (Record Vote No. 17) rendered moot in Senate.
04/20/2016SenateCloture motion on the measure rendered moot in Senate.
04/20/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2207-2289)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on amendment SA 2953 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 16) rendered moot in Senate.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Cloture motion on amendment SA 2953 rendered moot in Senate.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Amendment SA 2953 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Amendment SA 2954 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3787 Amendment SA 3787 ruled out of order by the chair.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3787 Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discpline with respect to amendment SA 3787 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 33 - 64. Record Vote Number: 53.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3787 Point of order that the amendment violates section 311(a) of the CBA raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 3787.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3312 Amendment SA 3312, under the order of 4/13/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 47. Record Vote Number: 52.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3311 Amendment SA 3311, under the order of 4/13/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 42 - 55. Record Vote Number: 51.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3311 Amendment SA 3311 proposed by Senator Boozman to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2189-2190; text: CR S2189) To require a report relating to certain transmission infrastructure projects.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3210 Amendment SA 3210, under the order of 4/13/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 34 - 63. Record Vote Number: 50.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3175 Amendment SA 3175 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text: CR S2188)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3175 Amendment SA 3175 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Burr to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2188) To ensure that the Secretary of the Interior collaborates fully with State and local authorities and certain nonprofit entities in managing the Corolla Wild Horse population on Federal land.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3202 Amendment SA 3202, under the order of 4/13/16, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 66 - 31. Record Vote Number: 49.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3234 Amendment SA 3234 as modified, under the order of 4/13/16, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 97 - 0. Record Vote Number: 48. (text as modified: CR S2167-2187)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3234 Amendment SA 3234 proposed by Senator Murkowski to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2167-2187) To add certain provisions relating to natural resources.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3210 Amendment SA 3210 proposed by Senator Lankford to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2188-2189; text: CR S2188-2189) To add provisions relating to acquisition of Federal land under the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3202 Amendment SA 3202 proposed by Senator Isakson to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S 2164, S2187-2188) To improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by the Federal Housing Administration by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy consumed by homes, to facilitate the creation of energy efficiency retrofit and construction jobs, and for other purposes.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3312 Amendment SA 3312 proposed by Senator Udall to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2163-2164, S2190; text: CR S2163-2164) To require the Secretary of the Treasury to develop a plan for issuance of Clean Energy Victory Bonds.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3787 Amendment SA 3787 proposed by Senator Paul to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2161, S2190-2191) To provide for the establishment of free market enterprise zones in order to help facilitate the creation of new jobs, entrepreneurial opportunities, enhanced and renewed educational opportunities, and increased community involvement in bankrupt or economically distressed areas.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Amendment SA 2963 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3251 Amendment SA 3251 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3229 Amendment SA 3229 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3309 Amendment SA 3309 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2152-2153)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3203 Amendment SA 3203 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3221 Amendment SA 3221 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3239 Amendment SA 3239 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3233 Amendment SA 3233 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2151)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3004 Amendment SA 3004 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3290 Amendment SA 3290 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3012 Amendment SA 3012 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3265 Amendment SA 3265 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2150)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3317 Amendment SA 3317 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3310 Amendment SA 3310 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3266 Amendment SA 3266 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3214 Amendment SA 3214 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3313 Amendment SA 3313 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2149-2150)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3270 Amendment SA 3270 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3155 Amendment SA 3155 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3292 Amendment SA 3292 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2148)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3168 Amendment SA 3168 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3075 Amendment SA 3075 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3286 Amendment SA 3286 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2146)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3308 Amendment SA 3308 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3237 Amendment SA 3237 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3050 Amendment SA 3050 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3055 Amendment SA 3055 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3302 Amendment SA 3302 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2145)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3276 Amendment SA 3276 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3251 Amendment SA 3251 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Inhofe to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2153-2154) To modify the calculation of fuel economy for gaseous fuel dual fueled automobiles.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3229 Amendment SA 3229 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Flake to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2153) To establish a program to reduce the potential impacts of solar energy facilities on certain species.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3309 Amendment SA 3309 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Portman to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To provide for activities relating to the centennial of the National Park System.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3203 Amendment SA 3203 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Coons to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2152) To provide for a study of waivers of certain cost-sharing requirements of the Department of Energy.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3221 Amendment SA 3221 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Udall to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2151-2152) To establish a voluntary WaterSense program within the Environmental Protection Agency.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3239 Amendment SA 3239 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Thune to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2151) To establish a subcommittee to coordinate and facilitate United States leadership in high-energy physics.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3233 Amendment SA 3233 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Warner to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To authorize, direct, facilitate, and expedite the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal land.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3004 Amendment SA 3004 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Gillibrand to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2151) To allow the use of Federal disaster relief and emergency assistance for energy-efficient products and structures.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3290 Amendment SA 3290 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Alexander to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2150) To add a provision relating to secondary use applications of electric vehicle batteries.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3012 Amendment SA 3012 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Kaine to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2150) To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3265 Amendment SA 3265 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Vitter to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To provide additional priorities for an energy workforce pilot grant program.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3317 Amendment SA 3317 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Heinrich to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2150) To require the Secretary of Energy to ensure that the costs of general and administrative overhead are not allocated to laboratory directed research and development.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3310 Amendment SA 3310 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Sullivan to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2150) To provide for the correction of a survey of certain land in the State of Alaska.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3266 Amendment SA 3266 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Vitter to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2150) To require the Comptroller General of the United States to prepare a report relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement relating to the legal procurement of privately owned helicopter fuel, without agreement, from lessees, permit holders, operators of federally leased offshore facilities, or independent third parties.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3214 Amendment SA 3214 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Cantwell to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2150) To provide for improved energy emergency response efforts of the Department of Energy.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3313 Amendment SA 3313 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Cantwell to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To express the sense of the Senate on accelerating energy innovation.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3270 Amendment SA 3270 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Manchin to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2149) To modify provisions relating to the coal technology program.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3155 Amendment SA 3155 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Heinrich to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To ensure that minority serving-institutions are considered in developing a strategy for the support and development of a skilled energy workforce, and to ensure the Secretary of Energy shall provide direct assistance in carrying out the energy workforce pilot grant program.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3292 Amendment SA 3292 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Shaheen to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To reduce barriers to combined heat and power systems and waste heat to power systems.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3168 Amendment SA 3168 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Portman to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2148) To exclude power supply circuits, drivers, and devices designed to be connected to, and power, light-emitting diodes or organic light-emitting diodes providing illumination or ceiling fans using direct current motors from energy conservation standards for external power supplies.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3075 Amendment SA 3075 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Vitter to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2147) To require the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to review the economic impact of a rule on small entities.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3286 Amendment SA 3286 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Heller to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To promote the development of renewable energy on public land.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3308 Amendment SA 3308 proposed by Senator Murkowski to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2146) To clarify certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in the Denali National Park and Preserve.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3237 Amendment SA 3237 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Hatch to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2146) To require the Secretary of the Interior to submit recommendations to Congress on incorporating Internet-based lease sales for the sale of Federal oil and gas in certain circumstances.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3050 Amendment SA 3050 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Flake to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2146) To require the Secretary of Energy to make available certain information about research grants of the Department of Energy.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3055 Amendment SA 3055 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Flake to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2146) To establish a pilot project relating to the Western Area Power Administration.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3302 Amendment SA 3302 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Klobuchar to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191) To modify provisions relating to the energy efficiency materials pilot program.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3276 Amendment SA 3276 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Cantwell to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S2145-2191; text: CR S2145) To strike certain provisions relating to technology demonstration on the distribution system, large-scale geothermal energy, and bio-power iniatives.
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2145, S2191)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2145, S2191; text: CR S2145)
04/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2145-2191)
04/19/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2145-2191)
02/04/2016SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 17) entered in Senate.
02/04/2016SenateCloture on the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 54. Record Vote Number: 17. (consideration: CR S646; text: CR S646)
02/04/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on amendment SA 2953 was not invoked (Roll Call Vote No. 16) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S646)
02/04/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Cloture on amendment SA 2953 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 50. Record Vote Number: 16. (consideration: CR S645-646; text: CR S645)
02/04/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S637)
02/04/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S637)
02/04/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S637)
02/04/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S637-646, S649)
02/03/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S539)
02/03/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S539)
02/03/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S539)
02/03/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S539-570)
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3160 Amendment SA 3160 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3205 Amendment SA 3205 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3194 Amendment SA 3194 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3143 Amendment SA 3143 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3156 Amendment SA 3156 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3140 Amendment SA 3140 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3174 Amendment SA 3174 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3145 Amendment SA 3145 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3179 Amendment SA 3179 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3065 Amendment SA 3065 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3064 Amendment SA 3064 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3160 Amendment SA 3160 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Booker to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S484) To strike a provision relating to identifying and characterizing methane hydrate resources using remote sensing and seismic data in the Atlantic Ocean Basin.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3205 Amendment SA 3205 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Inhofe to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S484) To provide for the use of geomatic data in consideration of applications for Federal authorization.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3194 Amendment SA 3194 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Boxer to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text as modified: CR S483-484) To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a task force to analyze and assess the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3143 Amendment SA 3143 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Carper to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S483) To reauthorize the diesel emissions reduction program.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3156 Amendment SA 3156 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Baldwin to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S483) To strike a repeal under a provision relating to manufacturing energy efficiency.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3140 Amendment SA 3140 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Collins to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text as modified: CR S483) To require certain Federal agencies to establish consistent policies relating to forest biomass energy to help address the energy needs of the United States.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3174 Amendment SA 3174 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Heitkamp to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S483) To affirm a Federal commitment to carbon capture utilization and storage research, development, and implementation and to study the costs and benefits of contracting authority for price stabilization.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3145 Amendment SA 3145 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Carper to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S483) To provide that for purposes of the Federal purchase requirement, renewable energy includes thermal energy.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3179 Amendment SA 3179 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Klobuchar to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S483) To modify the areas of focus under the grid storage program.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3065 Amendment SA 3065 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Hirono to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text as modified: CR S482-483) To modify a provision relating to the energy workforce pilot grant program.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3064 Amendment SA 3064 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Hirono to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S482-484; text: CR S482) To modify a provision relating to the energy workforce pilot grant program.
02/02/2016SenateCloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideraton: CR S477; text: S477)
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Cloture motion on amendment SA 2953 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S477; text: CR S477)
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3125 Amendment SA 3125, under the order of 2/2/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 15.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3125 Amendment SA 3125 proposed by Senator Whitehouse to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S475-477; text: CR S475-476) To require campaign finance disclosures for certain persons benefitting from fossil fuel activities.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3095 Amendment SA 3095 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3095 Amendment SA 3095 proposed by Senator Durbin to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S475; text: CR S475) To increase funding for the Office of Science of the Department of Energy.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3176 Amendment SA 3176, under the order of 2/2/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 45 - 50. Record Vote Number: 14.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3176 Amendment SA 3176 proposed by Senator Schatz to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S474-475) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to phase out tax preferences for fossil fuels on the same schedule as the phase out of the tax credits for wind facilities.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.2996 Amendment SA 2996, under the order of 2/2/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 46. Record Vote Number: 13.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.2996 Amendment SA 2996 proposed by Senator Sullivan to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S473-474; text: CR S473-474) To require each agency to repeal or amend 1 or more rules before issuing or amending a rule.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3030 Amendment SA 3030, under the order of 2/2/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 43. Record Vote Number: 12.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3030 Amendment SA 3030 proposed by Senator Barrasso to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S472-473; text: CR S472-473) To establish deadlines and expedite permits for certain natural gas gathering lines on Federal land and Indian land.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3182 Amendment SA 3182 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3182 Amendment SA 3182 proposed by Senator Rounds to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S471-472; text as modified: CR S472) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a conservation incentives landowner education program.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3115 Amendment SA 3115, under the order of 2/1/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 11.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3115 Amendment SA 3115 proposed by Senator Franken to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S471) To establish a Federal energy efficiency resource standard for electricity and natural gas suppliers.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3023 Amendment SA 3023, under the order of 2/1/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 48. Record Vote Number: 10.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.3023 Amendment SA 3023 proposed by Senator Lee to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S468, S470-471; text: CR S468) To modify the authority of the President of the United States to declare national monuments.
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S460)
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S460)
02/02/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S460)
02/02/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S460-470, S470-484)
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3056 Amendment SA 3056 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3137 Amendment SA 3137 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3066 Amendment SA 3066 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3019 Amendment SA 3019 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3119 Amendment SA 3119 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2991 Amendment SA 2991 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2989 Amendment SA 2989 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2970 Amendment SA 2970 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3056 Amendment SA 3056 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Flake to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text as modified: CR S420-421) To include other Federal departments and agencies in an evaluation of potentially duplicative green building programs.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3137 Amendment SA 3137 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Udall to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text: CR S420) To modify a provision relating to a Secretarial order.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3066 Amendment SA 3066 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Hirono to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text: CR S420) To modify a provision relating to the energy workforce pilot grant program.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3019 Amendment SA 3019 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Murphy to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text: CR S420) To promote the use of reclaimed refrigerants in Federal facilities.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.3119 Amendment SA 3119 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Daines to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text: CR S420) To require that the 21st Century Energy Workforce Advisory Board membership also represent cybersecurity.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2991 Amendment SA 2991 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Inhofe to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421) To modify provisions relating to brownfields grants.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2989 Amendment SA 2989 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Reed to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text: CR S420) To ensure that funds for research and development of electric grid energy storage are used efficiently.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2970 Amendment SA 2970 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Gardner to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S420-421; text: CR S420) To modify a provision relating to energy management requirements.
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S405)
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S405)
02/01/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S405)
02/01/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S405-421)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3067 Amendment SA 3067 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3020 Amendment SA 3020 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3063 Amendment SA 3063 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3001 Amendment SA 3001 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2984 Amendment SA 2984 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3029 Amendment SA 3029 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3067 Amendment SA 3067 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Hirono to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S325-326; text: CR S326) To modernize certain terms relating to minorities.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3020 Amendment SA 3020 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Daines to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S325-326; text: CR S326) To provide for the reinstatement of the license for the Gibson Dam project.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3063 Amendment SA 3063 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Capito to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S325-326; text: CR S325-326) To require a study of the feasibility of establishing an ethane storage and distribution hub in the United States.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3001 Amendment SA 3001 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Wyden to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S325-326; text: CR S325) To modify a provision relating to national goals for geothermal production and site identification.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2984 Amendment SA 2984 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Baldwin to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S325-326; text: CR S325) To include water and wastewater treatment facilities among energy-intensive industries and to expand the role of the institution of higher education-based industrial research and assessment centers.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3029 Amendment SA 3029 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Barrasso to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S325-326) To provide for the modernization of the energy policy for Indian tribal land.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2965 Amendment SA 2965 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 37. Record Vote Number: 9.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2982 Amendment SA 2982 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 29. Record Vote Number: 8.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3021 Amendment SA 3021 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 87 - 4. Record Vote Number: 7.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2968 Amendment SA 2968 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3017 Amendment SA 3017 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S310-311)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2965 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299, S315)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3021 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299, S311)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2968 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299, S311)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.2982 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299, S311-312)
01/28/2016SenateS.Amdt.3017 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299, S310-311)
01/28/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S299-326)
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.2965 Amendment SA 2965 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Schatz to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S245-247; text: CR S247) To modify the funding provided for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.3021 Amendment SA 3021 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Crapo to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S245-247) To enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, to expand theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science.
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.2982 Amendment SA 2982 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Markey to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S245-247; text: CR S246) To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a review and submit a report on energy production in the United States and the effects of crude oil exports.
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.3017 Amendment SA 3017 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Barrasso to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S245-247; text: CR S246) To expand the authority for awarding technology prizes by the Secretary of Energy to include a financial award for separation of carbon dioxide from dilute sources.
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.2963 Amendment SA 2963 proposed by Senator Murkowski to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S245-247; text: CR S245-246) To modify a provision relating to bulk-power system reliability impact statements.
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.2968 Amendment SA 2968 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Shaheen to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S245-247; text: CR S245) To clarify the definition of the term "smart manufacturing".
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.2954 Amendment SA 2954 proposed by Senator Murkowski for Senator Cassidy to Amendment SA 2953. (consideration: CR S225-226; text: CR S225-226) To provide for certain increases in, and limitations on, the drawdown and sales of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
01/27/2016SenateS.Amdt.2953 Amendment SA 2953 proposed by Senator Murkowski. (consideration: CR S225) In the nature of a substitute.
01/27/2016SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S217-224, S224-240, S243-247)
09/09/2015SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
09/09/2015SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Murkowski. With written report No. 114-138.

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Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency in buildings and appliances.

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the Department of Energy (DOE) shall conduct activities with respect to manufacturing energy efficiency.

Vehicle Innovation Act of 2015

DOE shall conduct research, development, engineering, demonstration, and commercial application programs regarding passenger as well as medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and transit vehicles.

The Federal Power Act is amended with respect to cybersecurity threats, and requirements are prescribed for enhanced electric grid security as well as bulk-power system reliability.

The EPCA is amended regarding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

The Natural Gas Act is amended with respect to liquefied natural gas exports.

DOE shall conduct programs with respect to electric grid storage and related grid matters.

The Department of Energy High-End Computing Revitalization Act of 2004 is replaced by the Exascale Computing Act of 2015, and DOE shall conduct research for development of two or more exascale computing machine architectures.

The bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and specified other Acts regarding:

  • hydroelectric power,
  • geothermal energy,
  • marine hydrokinetic renewable energy,
  • biomass,
  • oil and gas,
  • helium,
  • specified critical minerals,
  • coal,
  • nuclear energy,
  • 21st century energy workforce development, and
  • recycled carbon fiber and nonrecycled mixed plastics.

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 and other Acts are amended to:

  • revise or prescribe requirements for loan and loan guarantee incentives for innovative technologies, and
  • establish an e-prize competition or challenge pilot program to implement community and regional energy solutions to reduce energy costs in high-cost regions.

DOE and the Department of the Interior shall establish a joint NEWS Office and Interagency Coordination Committee on the Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability.

Interior may develop a current and accurate multipurpose cadastre to support federal land management activities.

The Department of Energy Organization Act is amended to:

  • direct the President to establish a Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force,
  • rename the DOE Under Secretary for Science as the Under Secretary for Science and Energy,
  • direct the DOE Energy Information Administration (EIA) to develop a plan to identify all oil inventories and other physical oil assets owned by the 50 largest traders of oil contracts, and
  • create within the EIA a Financial Market Analysis Office.

The bill establishes a Working Group on Energy Markets.

The EPCA is amended to repeal the mandates for various specified studies, reports, plans, and programs.

The bill establishes a National Park Service Critical Maintenance and Revitalization Conservation Fund, and revises requirements for the Land and Water Conservation Fund and the Historic Preservation Fund.