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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

DRIVE Act
Dependence Reduction through Innovation in Vehicles and Energy Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To promote the national security and stability of the United States economy by reducing the dependence of the United States on foreign oil through the use of alternative fuels and new vehicle technologies, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/24/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (11)

Date
02/02/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/31/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Science and Technology
01/25/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/24/2007Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Referred to House Science and Technology
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Science and Technology, Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E193)
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (83)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Bono, Mary [R-CA-45]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Inglis, Bob [R-SC-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Campbell, John [R-CA-48]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Renzi, Rick [R-AZ-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Hall, John J. [D-NY-19]* 01/24/2007
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5]* 01/24/2007
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-7]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Kuhl, John R. "Randy", Jr. [R-NY-29]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Arcuri, Michael A. [D-NY-24]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Giffords, Gabrielle [D-AZ-8]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY-20]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Klein, Ron [D-FL-22]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 01/24/2007
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4]* 01/24/2007
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12]* 01/24/2007
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-11] 01/30/2007
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] 01/30/2007
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 01/31/2007
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 02/12/2007
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 02/16/2007
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 02/27/2007
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 02/27/2007
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] 02/27/2007
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-23] 02/27/2007
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 03/05/2007
Rep. Bonner, Jo [R-AL-1] 03/09/2007
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 03/26/2007
Rep. Fortuno, Luis G. [R-PR-At Large] 05/01/2007
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 05/17/2007
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12] 06/05/2007
Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] 06/10/2008

Committees (5)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce01/24/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality02/02/2007 Referred to
House Science and Technology01/24/2007 Referred to
House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment01/31/2007 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/24/2007 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure01/24/2007 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit01/25/2007 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform01/24/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/24/2007)

Dependence Reduction through Innovation in Vehicles and Energy Act or DRIVE Act - Directs the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to publish in the Federal Register an oil savings target and action plan for specified calendar years. Directs the Secretary of Energy to conduct a national media campaign to decrease oil consumption in the United States over the next decade.

Directs the Secretary of Transportation to develop: (1) a fuel efficiency program for passenger car and light truck tires; (2) a program to designate Transit-Oriented Development Corridors; and (3) pilot projects to save oil by reducing vehicle miles traveled.

Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to: (1) develop a testing and assessment program to determine the fuel economy of heavy duty vehicles; (2) establish a near-term electric transportation deployment program; and (3) implement a fuel and technology neutral program to reduce tailpipe emissions. Directs the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe average heavy duty vehicle fuel economy standards.

Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy to make loan guarantees for eligible projects to improve hybrid technologies or to encourage production of efficient hybrid and advanced diesel vehicles.

Requires a specified graduated percentage of passenger cars manufactured by light-duty motor vehicles manufacturers to be fuel choice enabling motor vehicles or alternative fuel automobiles.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow an advanced technology motor vehicles manufacturing tax credit; (2) allow a flexible fuel vehicle tax credit; (3) extend the alternative vehicle tax credit for new qualified hybrid motor vehicles; (4) allow a fuel-efficient tax credit for private fleets; (5) subject heavy vehicles to the depreciation limitation for certain luxury automobiles; (6) increase the alternative fuel vehicle refueling property tax credit; (7) provide a graduated tax credit for plug-in hybrid electric passenger and light truck vehicles; and (8) allow an idling reduction tax credit for heavy-duty diesel-powered on-highway vehicles.

Establishes the Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Trust Fund. Authorizes the Secretary of Energy to obligate sums from the Fund for the Clean Cities grant program to increase the availability to consumers of ethanol, biodiesel, and other alternative fuels.

Amends the Clean Air Act to prescribe minimum annual quantities of renewable fuel from cellulosic biomass.

Directs the Secretary of Energy to: (1) require at least a 20% reduction in the federal fleets' petroleum consumption (including that at least 30% of federal vehicles required to be alternative fuel vehicles be flexible fuel hybrid or flexible fuel plug-in hybrid vehicles); (2) submit to Congress an action plan calling for a specified graduated percentage of the nation's ground fuel demand to be supplied by fuels derived from sources other than oil; and (3) carry out a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle prize program.