The House of Representatives approved H.R. 2609, the FY14 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, 227-198 on July 10. The $30.4 billion bill allocates $24.6 billion to the Department of Energy compared to the $34.8 billion Senate version, which provides $28.2 billion to the agency. The House version combines the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy with the Office of Electricity Delivery and Reliability, funding the combined office at $983 million; in comparison, the Senate version provides $2.3 billion to EERE and $149 million to the Office of Electricity Delivery and Reliability. ARPA-E was allocated $70 million. During consideration, the House approved amendments to prevent the agency from enforcing light bulb and ceiling fan efficiency standards