H.R. 5977 (111th): Heat is Power Act


Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Tonko

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for producing electricity from wasted heat.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2010--Introduced.Heat is Power Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow through 2016:(1) an energy tax credit for investment in wasted heat to electricity property; and(2) a tax credit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5977”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 2812 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 5, 2011

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