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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Clean Energy Standard Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a market-oriented standard for clean electric energy generation, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/08/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
05/09/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/08/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
05/08/2019Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/2019Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/08/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (8)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce05/08/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy05/09/2019 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology05/08/2019 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy05/08/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/08/2019)

Clean Energy Standard Act of 2019

This bill addresses clean energy standards.

Among other things, the bill

  • requires retail electricity suppliers to sell a certain quantity of clean electric energy;
  • establishes a federal clean energy credit trading program;
  • subjects retail electricity suppliers to civil penalties for noncompliance with requirements;
  • establishes a state energy efficiency, clean energy deployment, and electric bill reduction program;
  • requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate coordination between the federal clean energy program and state clean and renewable energy programs;
  • requires the National Academy of Sciences to periodically evaluate all aspects of the federal clean energy standard; and
  • directs DOE to establish a program for the research, development, demonstration, and deployment of clean energy technologies and portfolios.