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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018

Short Titles as Reported to House

Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize basic research programs in the Department of Energy Office of Science for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
06/27/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H5771-5777)
06/27/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-787.
05/22/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber All Actions
06/28/2018SenateReceived in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 496.
06/27/2018-2:47pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/27/2018-2:47pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5771-5777)
06/27/2018-2:34pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5905.
06/27/2018-2:34pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5771-5779)
06/27/2018-2:32pmHouseMr. Weber (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/27/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 609.
06/27/2018HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-787.
05/23/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
05/23/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
05/22/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
05/22/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (12)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology05/22/2018 Referred to
05/23/2018 Markup by
06/27/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-787

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (05/22/2018)

Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018

This bill authorizes various scientific research activities, programs, and initiatives in the Department of Energy (DOE).

The bill states that the mission of DOE's Office of Science shall be the delivery of scientific discoveries, capabilities, and major scientific tools to transform the understanding of nature and to advance energy, economic, and national security.

The bill provides statutory authority for the Office of Science's basic energy sciences program, construction and operation of user facilities, Advanced Scientific Computing Research program, and Science Laboratories Infrastructure Program.

DOE shall provide for specified upgrades to or construction of basic energy sciences research infrastructure.

DOE shall carry out a Solar Fuels Research Initiative and a Electricity Storage Research Initiative.

The Office of Science shall:

  • carry out specified research programs;
  • ensure the access of U.S. researchers to the most advanced accelerator facilities and research capabilities in the world, including the Large Hadron Collider; and
  • assess the potential of fusion energy projects supported by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.