S.612 - Strategic Petroleum Demand Response Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] (Introduced 03/17/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
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Summary: S.612 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/17/2011)
Strategic Petroleum Demand Response Act of 2011 - Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to develop and implement: (1) a strategic petroleum demand response plan to reduce the consumption of petroleum products by the federal government, and (2) a voluntary response plan to encourage individual companies and state and local governments to reduce the consumption of petroleum products in conjunction with the strategic petroleum demand response plan.
Requires proceeds from the sale of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to be used to: (1) implement the strategic petroleum demand response plan required by this Act, (2) procure electric vehicles for the federal government, or (3) work with the rental car industry to expand electric vehicle options for federal employees.