S.3196 - George E. Brown, Jr. Hydrogen Future Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 10/12/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S10419-10420) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3196 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
George E. Brown, Jr. Hydrogen Future Act - Amends the Spark M. Matsunaga Hydrogen Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1990 to extend from 1999 to 2003 the deadline for submission to Congress of the Secretary of Energy's status report regarding domestic production of hydrogen.
Introduced in Senate (10/12/2000)
Modifies information exchange guidelines pertaining to the technology transfer program.
Amends the Hydrogen Future Act of 1996 to instruct the Secretary of Energy to: (1) solicit proposals to prove the feasibility of integrating fuel cells into Federal and State facilities for stationary and transportation applications; (2) establish an interagency task force to develop an implementation plan regarding fuel cell integration with hydrogen production systems; (3) enter into cooperative and cost-sharing agreements with Federal and State agencies for demonstration programs to replace commercially available fossil fuel systems with fuel cell systems; and (4) disseminate the ensuing technical information to such agencies.