S. 2677 (109th): Securing America’s Energy Independence Act

Introduced:
Apr 27, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Gordon Smith
Senator from Oregon
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 27, 2006
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5206 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 27, 2006
Referred to Committee Apr 27, 2006
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the investment tax credit with respect to solar energy property and qualified fuel cell property, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (10D, 4R, 1I) (show)
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4/27/2006--Introduced.
Securing America's Energy Independence Act of 2006 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2015: (1) the investment tax credit for solar energy property and qualified fuel cell property; and (2) the tax credit for residential photovoltaic, solar water heating, and fuel cell property expenditures. Modifies the maximum amounts for such residential credits based upon kilowatt of capacity.
Allows such credits to be taken against the alternative minimum tax.

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