S.3988 - State Energy Conservation Programs Act93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 09/11/1974)|
|Committees:||Senate - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/11/1974 Referred to Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.|
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Summary: S.3988 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/11/1974)
State Energy Conservation Programs Act - Declares the findings and policy of Congress.
Directs the Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration to encourage States to prepare long-term and emergency energy conservation programs. Authorizes the Administrator to make grants to States for such programs.
Specifies what may be encompassed by such energy programs including: (1) actions by the State to manage the distribution of gasoline, home heating fuels, and other energy sources; (2) programs to reduce or encourage the reduction of the use of electric power, natural gas, fuel oil, or other fuels in homes and in commercial and industrial establishments; (3) transportation plans to promote a reduction in the use of motor vehicle fuels; and (4) programs or facilities for recycling or reuse of materials, where feasible, or the use of solid wastes for energy production.
Authorizes to be appropriated the sum of $10,000,000 for the 1975 fiscal year for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.