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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Biofuels Energy Independence Act of 2003

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for a Biofuels Feedstocks Energy Reserve, and to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make and guarantee loans for the production, distribution, development, and storage of biofuels.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/07/2003Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
10/01/2003Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9077-9079)
Action By: House of Representatives
02/04/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
01/07/2003Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/07/2003Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (19)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Agriculture01/07/2003 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry02/04/2003 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/07/2003)

Biofuels Energy Independence Act of 2003 - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to make and guarantee loans for biofuel production, distribution, development, and storage. Sets forth loan eligibility provisions. Directs the Secretary to establish a related revolving fund.

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to administer a Biofuels Feedstocks Energy Reserve to: (1) provide feedstocks in furtherance of biofuel-based energy production; and (2) support the biofuels energy industry when production is at risk due to feedstock reductions or commodity price increases. Sets forth related provisions respecting commercial commodity purchases, release of commodity stocks, and storage payments.