Text: H.R.1196 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Union Calendar No. 114

111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1196

[Report No. 111–210]


To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives to carry out a series of demonstration projects to promote the use of innovative technologies in reducing energy consumption and promoting energy efficiency and cost savings in the House of Representatives.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 25, 2009

Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California (for herself and Mr. Wamp) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration

July 16, 2009

Additional sponsors: Mr. Costa, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Sestak, and Mr. Connolly of Virginia

July 16, 2009

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives to carry out a series of demonstration projects to promote the use of innovative technologies in reducing energy consumption and promoting energy efficiency and cost savings in the House of Representatives.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Demonstration Projects to Promote Innovations in Reducing Energy Consumption in House of Representatives.

(a) Authority To Carry Out Demonstration Projects.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives may carry out a series of demonstration projects to promote the use of innovative technologies in reducing energy consumption and promoting energy efficiency and cost savings in the House of Representatives.

(2) CONTRACTS.—In carrying out such projects, the Chief Administrative Officer may enter into contracts with entities which have developed new methods of using energy more efficiently, generating electric power in a more sustainable manner, or improving the efficiency and lowering the costs of existing renewable power systems, consistent with the regulations promulgated by the Committee on House Administration for contracts entered into by the Chief Administrative Officer.

(b) Reports.—Upon the completion of each demonstration project carried out under this section, the Chief Administrative Officer shall submit a report on the project to the Committees on House Administration and Appropriations of the House of Representatives, and shall include in the report the Chief Administrative Officer’s analysis of the extent to which the project reduced energy consumption and promoted energy efficiency and cost savings in the House of Representatives.

SEC. 2. Authorization of Appropriations.

There are authorized to be appropriated $25,000,000 for fiscal year 2010 to carry out demonstration projects under this Act. Amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization under this section shall remain available without fiscal year limitation until expended.


Union Calendar No. 114

111th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 1196
[Report No. 111–210]

A BILL
To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives to carry out a series of demonstration projects to promote the use of innovative technologies in reducing energy consumption and promoting energy efficiency and cost savings in the House of Representatives.

July 16, 2009
Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed