H.R. 5452 (110th): Coastal State Renewable Energy Promotion Act of 2008

Introduced:
Feb 14, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lois Capps
Representative for California's 23rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 14, 2008
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2337 (Related)
Energy Policy Reform and Revitalization Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 14, 2008
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2008
 
Full Title

To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to coastal States to support State efforts to initiate and complete surveys of coastal State waters and Federal waters adjacent to a State's coastal zone to identify potential areas suitable or unsuitable for the exploration, development, and production of renewable energy, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife

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2/14/2008--Introduced.
Coastal State Renewable Energy Promotion Act of 2008 - Amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to eligible coastal states to support voluntary state efforts to initiate and complete surveys of portions of coastal state waters and federal waters adjacent to a state's coastal zone to identify potential areas suitable or unsuitable for the exploration, development, and production of renewable (wind, wave, current, tidal, or ocean thermal) energy that are consistent with the enforceable policies of coastal management plans.
Requires suitable areas to be given priority consideration by federal agencies for the siting, licensing, leasing, or permitting of renewable energy facilities and requires unsuitable areas to be avoided by federal agencies to the maximum extent practicable.

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