Summary: H.R.4420 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4420. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/18/2005)

Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to repeal tax provisions that allow: (1) a taxpayer election to expense 50% of the cost of crude oil refinery property with a specified production capacity placed in service before January 1, 2008; and (2) the amortization of geological and geophysical expenditures for the exploration for, or development of, oil or gas within the United States over a 24-month period.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal: (1) enhanced oil recovery credits; (2) credit for production of low sulphur diesel fuel; (3) credit for producing fuel from a nonconventional source; (4) the deduction for capital costs incurred in complying with Environmental Protection Agency sulfur regulations; and (5) the deduction of expenses for intangible drilling and development costs for oil wells, gas wells, and geothermal wells.

Appropriates specified amounts to: (1) the Secretary of Health and Human Services for allotment of emergency funds for low-income home energy assistance, and (2) the Secretary of Energy to carry out weatherization assistance.