Consumer Energy Supply Act of 2008

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Article summary (how summaries work)
The bill, which was introduced July 23, 2008, hoped to provide for the sale of light grade petroleum from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and its replacement with heavy grade petroleum.[1]


House of Representatives Action

The House of Representatives voted on H.R. 6578 on July 24, 2008.

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Nay


"Require the release of 70 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. July 24. (268-157; 284 votes required in this case to pass under suspension of the rules)""

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Articles and resources

See also


  1. Consumer Energy Supply Act of 2008 on [1].

External resources