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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish a grant program to fund eligible joint ventures between United States and Israeli businesses and academic persons, to establish the International Energy Advisory Board, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

10/08/2004Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

10/08/2004Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
10/08/2004Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/08/2004Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17]* 10/08/2004
Rep. Cardoza, Dennis A. [D-CA-18]* 10/08/2004
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 11/20/2004

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce10/08/2004 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality10/08/2004 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/08/2004)

United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy and International Affairs to establish a grant program for joint ventures: (1) composed of either Israeli and United States private business entities, or of Israeli and United States academic persons; and (2) selected by the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundations (BSF), and the United States-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation or BSF using criteria established by the International Energy Advisory Board (established by this Act). Requires such ventures to carry out projects that encourage cooperation between the United States and Israel on research, development, and commercialization of alternative energy, improved energy efficiency, and renewable energy sources.

Establishes in the Department of Energy an International Energy Advisory Board to: (1) establish criteria for such grant recipients; and (2) determine the total amount of grant money to be awarded to all grantees selected by BIRD and by BSF for each fiscal year.