H.R.3565 - Biennial Commission on Energy Policy Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 11/20/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||11/22/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.|
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Summary: H.R.3565 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/20/2013)
Biennial Commission on Energy Policy Act of 2013 - Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to establish the Biennial Commission on Energy Policy.
Directs the Commission to: (1) analyze the accessibility, affordability, reliability, resiliency, and sustainability of energy sources in the United States, including coal, oil, natural gas, wind, solar, nuclear, hydropower, geothermal, and biofuels; (2) assess policy options to increase domestic energy supplies and energy efficiency; (3) evaluate energy storage, transmission, and distribution requirements including intermittent energy sources; (4) analyze the prospective role of stakeholders in creating an integrated and comprehensive energy policy, including academia, industry representatives, the public, and federal laboratories and agencies; (5) assess the effectiveness of and need for energy programs, including tax incentives, funding mechanisms, and energy subsidies; and (6) make recommendations for changes to the organization of executive branch entities to facilitate the development and implementation of national energy objectives.