S. 1142 (112th): Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011

Introduced:

May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jon Tester

Senator from Montana

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2012
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the mapping and development of the United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 26, 2011
 
Introduced

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Dec 15, 2011
 
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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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S. 362 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

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