Summary: S.2400 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/23/1978)

National Alcohol Fuels Commission Act - Establishes the National Alcohol Fuels Commission to study the use of alcohol as an alternative fuel source.

Charges the Commission with the duty to study the short and long-term potential of alcohol fuels derived from plant, animal and industrial sources and wastes, and from coal.

Directs the Commission to study alternative feedstocks and desirability of converting present feedstocks into alcohol fuels.

Requires the Commission to identify and study technical, economic, legal, environmental and social factors involved with the production, manufacture, distribution and use of alcohol fuels.

Directs relevant Federal agencies to appoint a liaison officer and to cooperate closely with the Commission.

Requires the Committee to file a final report with the President and the Congress no later than December 31, 1980.