Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

S.913: Oilheat Efficiency, Renewable Fuel Research and Jobs Training Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
You can read the bill
Sponsor Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 14 (10 Democrats, 1 Independent, 3 Republicans)
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action May 9, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Oilheat Efficiency, Renewable Fuel Research and Jobs Training Act of 2013 - Amends the National Oilheat Research Alliance Act of 2000 to: (1) require the National Oilheat Research Alliance to provide the Secretary of Energy (DOE) with a list of qualified nominees for Alliance membership, and (2) revise membership criteria.

Includes among Alliance functions research to: (1) develop renewable fuels; and (2) examine the compatibility of different renewable fuels with oilheat fuel utilization equipment, with priority given to research on the development and use of advanced biofuels.

Changes the Alliance's proposed budget from annual to biennial.

Limits the current assessment rate of 2/10 of 1 cent per gallon of oilheat fuel (currently, of No. 1 distillate and No. 2 dyed distillate) to calendar years 2013 and 2014.

Requires subsequent annual assessment rates to be sufficient to cover the costs of Alliance plans and programs. Limits those assessments, howev...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 9, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.