Key Votes

HR 6 - Energy Omnibus bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Lamar Smith voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Lamar Smith made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (246-180) - (Key vote)

Title: Energy Omnibus bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that would change the nation's energy policies, regarding production, taxes, and operations.

Highlights:
  • Allows oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to expand domestic energy sources.
  • Increases federal control over the nation's electrical power grid.
  • Allows tax breaks for energy production and conservation.
  • Encourages and allows for research and exploration of new energy and heating sources.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (84-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Energy Omnibus bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would change the nation's energy policies, regarding production, taxes, and operations.

Highlights:
  • Increases federal control over the nation's electrical power grid.
  • Allows tax breaks for energy production and conservation.
  • Encourages and allows for research and exploration of new energy and heating sources.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (247-175) - (Key vote)

Title: Energy Omnibus bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would change the nation's energy policies, regarding production, taxes, and operations.

Highlights:
  • Allows oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to expand domestic energy sources.
  • Increases federal control over the nation's electrical power grid.
  • Allows tax breaks for energy production and conservation.
  • Encourages and allows for research and exploration of new energy and heating sources.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Energy Omnibus bill

Sponsors

  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Sherwood L. 'Sherry' Boehlert (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard W. Pombo (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)