Rep. Robert AderholtRobert AderholtGOP leaders seek healthcare votes from competing factions Trump, GOP struggle to find healthcare votes Trump storms Capitol with healthcare plan on the line 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 ShaheenOvernight Cybersecurity: Anticipation builds for Trump cyber order | House panel refers Clinton IT contractor for prosecution | Pentagon warned Flynn about foreign payments Dem senator fears Russian election interference could be ‘normalized’ Russian interference looms over European elections MORE (D-N.H.) and Rob PortmanRob PortmanTrump talks big on trade, but workers need action Trump tax plan prompts GOP fears about deficit Overnight Regulation: Senators call for 'cost-effective' regs | FCC chief unveils plans to roll back net neutrality 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.