H.R.6212 - Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5] (Introduced 09/23/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Small Business|
|Latest Action:||09/23/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.|
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 6212 Introduced in House (IH)] 111th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 6212 To direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a loan guarantee program to assist small business concerns that manufacture clean energy technologies in the United States, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES September 23, 2010 Ms. Matsui (for herself, Mr. Inslee, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Kissell, Mr. Rush, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mrs. Dahlkemper, Ms. Bean, Mr. Foster, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Clay, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Tonko, and Ms. Pingree of Maine) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a loan guarantee program to assist small business concerns that manufacture clean energy technologies in the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act of 2010''. SEC. 2. CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM. (a) Establishment.--The Administrator of the Small Business Administration shall establish a program under which the Administrator is authorized to guarantee the loans of small business concerns that manufacture a clean energy technology in the United States. (b) Administration.--Except as otherwise specified in this section and to the extent practicable, the Administrator shall carry out the program under subsection (a) in a manner similar to the loan program under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 636(a)). (c) Definitions.--In this section, the following definitions apply: (1) Clean energy technology.--The term ``clean energy technology'' means a technology related to the production, use, transmission, storage, control, or conservation of energy that will contribute to a stabilization of atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations through reduction, avoidance, or sequestration of energy-related emissions and-- (A) reduce the need for additional energy supplies by using existing energy supplies with greater efficiency or by transmitting, distributing, or transporting energy with greater effectiveness through the infrastructure of the United States; or (B) diversify the sources of the energy supply of the United States to strengthen energy security and to increase supplies with a favorable balance of environmental effects if the entire technology system is considered. (2) Small business concern.--The term ``small business concern'' has the meaning given that term under section 3(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632(a)). <all>