H.R.627 - Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] (Introduced 01/24/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-171|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/13/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.627 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (06/12/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act by directing the Department of Energy's Office of Energy and Renewable Energy to establish a clearinghouse for disseminating information regarding available programs and financing mechanisms that may be used to help initiate, develop, and finance energy efficiency, distributed generation, and energy retrofitting projects for schools.
The office must: (1) consult with appropriate agencies to develop a list of programs and financing mechanisms that are, or may be, used for the projects; and (2) coordinate with appropriate agencies to develop a collaborative education and outreach effort to streamline communications and promote the programs and financing mechanisms.