S.2273: Department of Defense Energy Security Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Mark Udall, D-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 30, 2014
Latest Major Action April 30, 2014
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Bill Summary

Department of Defense Energy Security Act of 2014 - Amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to authorize agencies to enter into energy savings performance contracts to reduce the costs of fuel supply, delivery, or transport for nonbuilding applications.

Prohibits payments by agencies to entities that supply, deliver, or transport fuel under such contracts from exceeding the amounts that the agencies would have paid entities without the contracts.

Authorizes the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to: (1) carry out research to improve military vehicle technology to increase fuel economy or reduce fuel consumption of military vehicles used in combat; and (2) establish an online, centralized repository for all Department of Defense (DOD) operational energy-related research and development efforts.

Directs the Secretary of Defense to establish: (1) a DOD executive agent for warrior power to align and advance efforts to measure ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.