H.R.85 - Energy Technology Transfer Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Biggert, Judy [R-IL-13] (Introduced 01/04/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-38; S. Rept. 110-162|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/11/2008 Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.2739, which became Public Law 110-229 on 5/8/2008.|
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Summary: H.R.85 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (09/17/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 8, 2007. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Energy Technology Transfer Act - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy to award grants for a five-year period to nonprofit institutions, state and local governments, cooperative extension services, or institutions of higher education to establish a geographically dispersed network of Advanced Energy Technology Transfer Centers, located in areas the Secretary determines have the greatest need of their services.
Requires the Secretary to: (1) give priority to applicants already operating or partnered with an outreach program capable of transferring such knowledge and information about advanced energy efficiency methods and technologies; (2) give preference to those that would significantly expand on or fill a gap in existing programs in a geographical region; and (3) consider the special needs and opportunities for increased energy efficiency for manufactured and site-built housing, including construction, renovation, and retrofit.
Sets forth Center activities and operations. Prescribes selection criteria.
Prohibits the use of grant funds for facilities construction.