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S.1392: 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 Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 5 (8 Democrats, 1 Independent, 9 Republicans)
Introduced July 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2013
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Bill Progress

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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 make grants to eligible nonprofit partnerships to pay the federal share of career skills training programs to help students obtain a cert...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6620, S6621-6623)
Sept. 18, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6554-6588)
Sept. 17, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6489-6509)
Sept. 12, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6408-6432)
Sept. 11, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S6350-6367)
Sept. 11, 2013 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6350)
Aug. 1, 2013 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6161-6162, S6162-6181)
July 31, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
July 30, 2013 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.