H.R. 1071 (109th): Desalination Water Supply Shortage Prevention Act of 2005

To direct the Secretary of Energy to make incentive payments to the owners or operators of qualified desalination facilities to partially offset the cost of electrical energy required to operate such facilities, and for other purposes.

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Mar 3, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Davis

Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 26, 2006
Length: 8 pages


Mar 3, 2005

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Nov 16, 2005
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