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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve United States-Israel energy cooperation, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
12/09/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
12/13/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
12/09/2013Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/09/2013Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/09/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-33]* 12/09/2013
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 12/09/2013
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 12/09/2013
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]* 12/09/2013

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology12/09/2013 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy12/13/2013 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs12/09/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/09/2013)

Amends the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to: (1) enter into cooperative agreements supporting dialogue and planning involving international partnerships between the Department of Energy (DOE), including DOE National Laboratories, and the government of Israel and its ministries, offices, and institutions; and (2) establish a joint United States-Israel Center based in an area of the United States with offshore energy development expertise to develop academic cooperation in energy innovation technology and engineering, water science, technology transfer, and analysis of geopolitical implications of new natural resource development.

Extends the grant program to support U.S.-Israel research, development, and commercialization of renewable energy or energy efficiency (as well as the related advisory committee). Expands the scope of covered energy under such program.

Expresses the sense of Congress that open dialogue and continued mechanisms for regular engagement encourages further U.S.-Israel public, academic, and private cooperation on energy security issues.

Directs the Secretary of Energy and the Secretary of State to seek to establish an Energy Cooperation Working Group within the semi-annual United States-Israel Strategic Dialogue.

States that the Group's purpose shall be to strengthen U.S.-Israel dialogue on: (1) advancing research, development, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency; (2) identifying policy priorities associated with Israel's natural resources development; (3) identifying best practices for energy infrastructure cyber security; (4) leveraging natural gas resources to impact regional stability positively; (5) developing technical and environmental management of deep-water exploration and production; and (6) implementing coastal protection and restoration.