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S.1491: A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve United States-Israel energy cooperation, and for other purposes.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||energy|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.|
|Total Cosponsors||4 (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Sept. 10, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Dec. 19, 2013|
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Amends the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, with respect to United States-Israel energy cooperation, to authorize the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to make grants to eligible applicants, including projects involving joint ventures of the U.S. and Israeli governments, to promote: (1) natural gas energy, including natural gas projects conducted by or in conjunction with the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation; (2) improvement of energy efficiency and the overall performance of water technologies through research and development in water desalination, wastewater treatment and reclamation, and other water treatment refiners; and (3) conventional and unconventional oil and gas technologies.
Authorizes the Secretary to enter into cooperative agreements supporting and enhancing dialogue and planning involving international partnerships between DOE, including its National Laboratories, and the government of Israel and its ministries, offices, and institutio...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Dec. 19, 2013||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.|
|Dec. 19, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with amendments. Without written report.|
|Dec. 19, 2013||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.|
|Sept. 10, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6330)|