H.R. 5890 (109th): American-Made Energy Freedom Act of 2006

Introduced:
Jul 26, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 3917 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 21, 2006

Sponsor
Devin Nunes
Representative for California's 21st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 26, 2006
Length
47 pages
Related Bills
S. 3917 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 26, 2006
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 2006
 
Full Title

To establish the American-Made Energy Trust Fund, to increase the tax credits for cellulosic biomass ethanol, to extend tax incentives for solar and fuel cell property, to promote coal-to-liquid fuel activities, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish and implement a competitive oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of Alaska, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
39 cosponsors (30R, 9D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Energy and Power

House Natural Resources

House Science, Space, and Technology

Energy

House Ways and Means

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7/26/2006--Introduced.
American-Made Energy Freedom Act of 2006 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase tax credits for cellulosic biomass ethanol; (2) extend the energy credit for solar and fuel cell property; (3) extend and modify the credits for residential energy efficient property and for certain liquid fuel derived from coal; and (4) establish the American-Made Energy Trust Fund to implement designated sections of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, including climate change technology deployment.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to undertake a competitive oil and gas leasing program that will result in an environmentally sound program for the exploration, development, and production of the oil and gas resources of the Coastal Plain of Alaska.
Amends the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 to repeal the prohibition against production of oil and gas from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and any leasing or development leading to such production.
Prescribes procedures for: (1) lease sales; (2) grants of leases; and (3) Coastal Plain environmental protection; (4) rights-of-way and easements for the transportation of oil and gas across the Coastal Plain.
Directs the Secretary to convey: (1) the surface estate of specified lands to the Kaktovik Inupiat Corporation; and (2) the remaining subsurface estate of specified lands to the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation.
Establishes the Coastal Plain Local Government Impact Aid Assistance Fund to provide financial assistance to specified entities directly impacted by oil and gas production and exploration on the Coastal Plain.

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