Summary: H.R.5611 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Passed House amended (07/26/2006)

Fuel Consumption Education Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy, through existing programs at the Office Of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, to enter into a partnership with: (1) interested industry groups to carry out a public education campaign for U.S. drivers about immediate measures that can be taken to conserve transportation fuel (limits the federal share of costs to 50%); and (2) and state and local governments to carry out an education campaign that provides information to such governments and the private sector about best practices to ensure adequate fuel supplies during emergency evacuations.

Authorizes the Secretary to expend specified amounts of funds previously authorized to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to carry out this Act.