Rep. Robert AderholtRobert AderholtRepublicans who oppose, support Trump refugee order Scandal complicates replacing Jeff Sessions Public needs to know more about International Agency for Research on Cancer MORE (R-Al.) introduced the American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act, H.R. 6582, which combines several proposals that the House and Senate have approved this year, including language that would allow manufacturers of walk-in coolers to use different standards to meet energy efficiency goals. It also eases rules for water heaters and over-the-counter refrigerators.
The bill includes parts of a bill from Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenMattis on rise in Trump administration Scott Brown being considered for ambassador to New Zealand: report Senate advances Trump's Commerce pick MORE (D-N.H.) and Rob PortmanRob PortmanRyan tries to save tax plan Rift in GOP threatens ObamaCare repeal Overnight Tech: GOP split on net neutrality strategy | Trump's phone worries Dems | Bill in the works on self-driving cars MORE (R-Ohio), S. 1000, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. That measure would updates national building codes to be more energy-efficient.
The bill now heads to President Obama’s desk for his signature.
Before leaving for the week, the Senate also passed an amendment to the Animal Welfare Act address the language “exhibitor.” The text of that amendment was not available Thursday.