S. 590 (110th): Securing America’s Energy Independence Act of 2007

Feb 14, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Gordon Smith
Senator from Oregon
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Feb 14, 2007
10 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 550 (Related)
Securing America’s Energy Independence Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2007


This bill was introduced on February 14, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 14, 2007
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2007
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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Securing America's Energy Independence Act of 2007 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016: (1) the energy tax credit for solar energy property and qualified fuel cell property; and (2) the tax credit for residential energy efficient property expenditures. Allows such credits to be applied against alternative minimum tax liability.
Expands the definition of "energy property" for purposes of the tax credit to include certain equipment which uses solar energy to generate or store excess electricity.
Provides for a special credit amount for solar photovoltaic energy property and residential energy efficient property based upon kilowatt capacity.
Allows a tax credit for the full amount of qualified photovoltaic property expenditures (currently, limited to 30%).
Allows accelerated depreciation (three-year recovery period) for solar energy and fuel cell property.

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