H.R.5679 - United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-24] (Introduced 06/26/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Science|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/18/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5679 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/26/2006)
United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the United States-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD), or the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), to establish a grant program for joint ventures, composed of both Israeli and U.S. private business entities or of U.S. and Israeli academic persons, to implement projects to encourage cooperation between the United States and Israel on research, development, or commercialization of alternative energy, improved energy efficiency, or renewable energy sources.
Establishes in the Department of Energy an International Energy Advisory Board to advise the Secretary on the grant program and grant recipients.