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Reported to Senate without amendment (09/17/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Steel and Aluminum Energy Conservation and Technology Competitiveness Act of 1988 to authorize appropriations for FY2008-FY2012.

Requires the Secretary of Energy, in reviewing research and development activities for possible inclusion in the research plan to expand the steel research and development initiative, to consider among steel project priorities the development of technologies which reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Revises the requirement for consideration of the development of advanced coatings for sheet steels to specify sheet and bar steels.