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H.R.400: Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about foreign trade and international finance
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Sponsor Doris Matsui, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 15 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of Commerce to: (1) establish a Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Fund, to be administered through the International Trade Administration, to ensure that U.S. clean energy technology firms have the information and assistance they need to be competitive and to create clean energy technology sector jobs; and (2) administer the Fund to promote policies that will reduce production costs and encourage innovation, investment, and productivity in the clean energy technology sector, and implement a national clean energy technology export strategy.

Defines "clean energy technology" to mean a technology related to the production, use, transmission, storage, control, or conservation of energy that will contribute to a stabilization of atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations through reduction, avoidance, or sequestration of energy-related emissions and that wil...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs