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H.R. 1847 (112th): Domestic Fuel for Enhancing National Security Act of 2011

The text of the bill below is as of May 11, 2011 (Introduced).


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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1847

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 11, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Bilbray) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend title 41, United States Code, and title 10, United States Code, to extend the number of years that multiyear contracts may be entered into for the purchase of advanced biofuel, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Domestic Fuel for Enhancing National Security Act of 2011.

2.

Multiyear contracts for advanced biofuel

(a)

Civilian agency contracts

Subsection (a) of section 3903 of title 41, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

(a)

Definitions

In this section:

(1)

Multiyear contract

The term multiyear contract

(A)

means a contract for the purchase of property or services for more than one, but not more than five, program years, except as provided in subparagraph (B);

(B)

in the case of a contract for the purchase of advanced biofuel, means a contract for the purchase of such fuel for a period of up to 15 program years; and

(C)

may provide that performance under the contract during the second and subsequent years of the contract is contingent upon the appropriation of funds and (if it does so provide) may provide for a cancellation payment to be made to the contractor if such appropriations are not made.

(2)

Advanced biofuel

The term advanced biofuel has the meaning given such term in section 211(o)(1)(B) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(o)(1)(B)).

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(b)

Defense contracts

Subsection (k) of section 2306b of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

(k)

Definitions

For the purposes of this section:

(1)
(A)

Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the term multiyear contract means a contract for the purchase of property or services for more than one, but not more than five, program years.

(B)

In the case of a contract for the purchase of advanced biofuel, the term multiyear contract means a contract for the purchase of such fuel for a period of up to 15 program years.

(C)

Such a contract may provide that performance under the contract during the second and subsequent years of the contract is contingent upon the appropriation of funds and (if it does so provide) may provide for a cancellation payment to be made to the contractor if such appropriations are not made.

(2)

The term advanced biofuel has the meaning given such term in section 211(o)(1)(B) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(o)(1)(B)).

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(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to contracts entered into on or after the date occurring 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.