H. R. 5127
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 6, 2006
Mr. Beauprez introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To prohibit the Department of Energy from obligating funds for appropriation earmarks in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program.
Prohibition on obligation of funds for certain appropriations earmarks
The Department of Energy may not obligate any funds made available in an appropriation Act to implement an earmark for any entity other than a Department of Energy laboratory with respect to the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program.
This Act shall apply to appropriations Acts for fiscal year 2007 or any subsequent fiscal year.