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Introduced in Senate (02/15/2001)

Energy Emergency Response Act of 2001 - Amends the following Acts to provide increased funding through FY 2005 for energy programs: (1) the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981(for home energy grants); (2) the Energy Conservation and Production Act (for weatherization assistance); and (3) the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (for State energy conservation grants).

Amends the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to authorize, during FY 2001 only, State payments to households with incomes up to and including 200 percent of the poverty level for such State.

Amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA) to: (1) mandate that each Federal agency undertake a comprehensive review of practicable measures for increasing energy and water conservation, and for using renewable energy sources; (2) allow as an approved benefit ancillary to an energy savings or performance contract those savings resulting from reduced operation and maintenance costs at replacement facilities; and (3) repeal the termination dates governing the authority to enter into energy savings performance contracts (thus extending such authority indefinitely).