S. 2435 (109th): Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2006

Introduced:
Mar 16, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Richard Lugar
Senator from Indiana
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 16, 2006
Length
27 pages
Related Bills
S. 193 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 16, 2006
Referred to Committee Mar 16, 2006
 
Full Title

A bill to increase cooperation on energy issues between the United States Government and foreign governments and entities in order to secure the strategic and economic interests of the United States, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (9D, 6R) (show)
Committees

Senate Foreign Relations

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3/16/2006--Introduced.
Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2006 - Expresses the sense of Congress on energy diplomacy and security.
Urges the Secretary of State to seek immediately to establish: (1) strategic energy partnerships with the governments of major energy producers and major energy consumers, and with governments of other countries; (2) petroleum crisis response mechanisms with the governments of China and India; (3) a Western Hemisphere energy crisis response mechanism; and (4) a regional-based ministerial Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum.
Urges the President to place on the agenda for discussion at the Governing Board of the International Energy Agency the merits of establishing an international energy program application procedure.
Urges the Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum (established in response to this Act) to implement: (1) an Energy Crisis Initiative; (2) an Energy Sustainability Initiative; and (3) an Energy for Development Initiative.
Encourages the Secretary to approach other governments in the Western Hemisphere to seek cooperation in establishing a Hemisphere Energy Industry Group of industry and government representatives, coordinated by the U.S. Government.

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