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S.761: 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 (2 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action June 3, 2013
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Bill Summary

Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 - Title I: Buildings - Subtitle A: Building Energy Codes - (Sec. 101) Amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to: (1) encourage and support the adoption by states, Indian tribes, and local governments of building energy codes that meet or exceed the model building energy codes; and (2) support full compliance with state and local codes.

Defines "model building energy code" to mean a voluntary building energy code and standards developed and updated through a consensus process among interested persons, such as the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) or the code used by the Council of American Building Officials, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, or other appropriate organizations.

Sets forth provisions concerning requirements for states and Indian tribes to certify whether: (1) they...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 3, 2013 By Senator Wyden from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 113-37.
May 13, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 70.
May 13, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with amendments. Without written report.
May 8, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
April 23, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-24.
April 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.