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H.R.1616: Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor David McKinley, R-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 22 (18 Democrats, 1 Independent, 3 Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 - Amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to: (1) support the development and updating of national model building energy codes for residential and commercial buildings to enable the achievement of aggregate energy savings targets established by this Act, (2) encourage and support the adoption by states and local governments of building energy codes that meet or exceed the national codes, and (3) support full compliance with state and local codes.

Directs the Secretary to provide grants to establish building training and assessment centers at institutions of higher learning to identify and promote opportunities, concepts, and technologies for expanding building energy and environmental performance.

Requires the Secretary to establish the Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Financing Initiative to provide grants to states to establish or expand programs to p...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
April 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
April 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Budget
April 18, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce