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HR 2884 RH

Union Calendar No. 202

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2884

[Report No. 106-359]

To extend energy conservation programs under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act through fiscal year 2003.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 21, 1999

Mr. BLILEY introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce

October 1, 1999

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]


A BILL

To extend energy conservation programs under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act through fiscal year 2003.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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    [Struck out->] The Energy Policy and Conservation Act is amended-- [<-Struck out]

      [Struck out->] (1) by amending section 166 (42 U.S.C. 6246) to read as follows: [<-Struck out]

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‘AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS [<-Struck out]

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    ‘SEC. 166. There are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years 2000 through 2003 such sums as may be necessary to implement this part.’; [<-Struck out]

      [Struck out->] (2) in section 181 (42 U.S.C. 6251) by striking ‘September 30, 1999’ both places it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ‘September 30, 2003’; and [<-Struck out]

      [Struck out->] (3) in section 281 (42 U.S.C. 6285) by striking ‘September 30, 1999’ both places it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ‘September 30, 2003’. [<-Struck out]

SECTION 1. ENERGY POLICY AND CONSERVATION ACT AMENDMENTS.

    The Energy Policy and Conservation Act is amended--

      (1) by amending section 166 (42 U.S.C. 6246) to read as follows:

‘AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

    ‘SEC. 166. There are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years 2000 through 2003 such sums as may be necessary to implement this part.’;

      (2) in section 181 (42 U.S.C. 6251) by striking ‘September 30, 1999’ both places it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ‘September 30, 2003’; and

      (3) in section 281 (42 U.S.C. 6285) by striking ‘September 30, 1999’ both places it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ‘September 30, 2003’.

SEC. 2. PURCHASE OF OIL FROM MARGINAL WELLS.

    (a) PURCHASE OF OIL FROM MARGINAL WELLS- Part B of title I of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6232 et seq.) is amended by adding the following new section after section 168:

‘PURCHASE OF OIL FROM MARGINAL WELLS

    ‘SEC. 169. (a) IN GENERAL- From amounts authorized under section 166, in any case in which the price of oil decreases to an amount less than $15.00 per barrel (an amount equal to the annual average well head price per barrel for all domestic crude oil), adjusted for inflation, the Secretary may purchase oil from a marginal well at $15.00 per barrel, adjusted for inflation.

    ‘(b) DEFINITION OF MARGINAL WELL- The term ‘marginal well’ means a well that--

      ‘(1) has an average daily production of 15 barrels or less;

      ‘(2) has an average daily production of 25 barrels or less with produced water accounting for 95 percent or more of total production; or

      ‘(3) produces heavy oil with an API gravity less than 20 degrees.’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT- The table of contents for the Energy Policy and Conservation Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 168 the following:

      ‘Sec. 169. Purchase of oil from marginal wells.’.

Union Calendar No. 202

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2884

[Report No. 106-359]

A BILL

To extend energy conservation programs under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act through fiscal year 2003.


October 1, 1999

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed