S. 3591 (109th): High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2006


Jun 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Jeffords

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 60 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve efficiency in the Federal Government through the use of high-performance green buildings, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section1 - Defines a "high-performance green building" as one:(1) that during its life-cycle reduces energy, water, and material resource use and the generation of waste, improves indoor environmental quality and ... Read more >

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Jun 28, 2006

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Sep 13, 2006
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3591”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (9D, 2R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 5931 (Related)
High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 27, 2006

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