H.R.4640 - Future Fuels Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6] (Introduced 12/18/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||01/03/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.|
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Summary: H.R.4640 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/18/2005)
Future Fuels Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth an investment credit for eligible manufacturers for an advanced technology motor vehicle.
Amends federal transportation law to revise the fuel economy calculations for manufacturing incentives for dual fueled and gaseous fuel dedicated automobiles.
Sets forth a calendar schedule for an increased percentage of alternative fueled automobiles or flexible fuel vehicles.
Instructs the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to: (1) establish an incentives program for insurance providers to sell automobile insurance policies on a per-mile basis; (2) designate, in urbanized areas, at least 20 transit-oriented development corridors by 2015, and 50 transit-oriented development corridors by 2025; (3) award transit grants to construct or improve transit facilities, bicycle transportation facilities, and pedestrian walkways in transit-oriented development corridors, including capital projects; and (4) establish a transit-oriented development corridors research and development program for best practices and performance criteria for transit-oriented development corridors.
Directs the Secretary to develop and carry out a national tire fuel efficiency program for tires designed for use on passenger cars and light trucks.