H.R.2037 - To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1992 to require States to meet certain goals for the use of renewable fuels, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 04/25/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/04/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Specialty Crops, Rural Development, and Foreign Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2037 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/25/2007)
Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1992 to require each state and the District of Columba to prescribe rules and regulations to ensure that according to a specified goal schedule gasoline sales will, on an average annual basis, contain certain percentages of renewable fuel.
Cites the following sanctions for non-compliance with such schedule: (1) no permit may be issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the construction or operation of any nuclear power plant; (2) no license may be issued for the construction or operation of any hydroelectric facility; and (3) neither the Secretary of Energy, nor the Secretary of Agriculture under the Rural Utilities Program, may make any grant or loan to that state or to any of its political subdivisions, or to any entity located within it.