S. 2064 (112th): Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act

Feb 02, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Reported by Committee)
Jim DeMint
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated
Feb 06, 2012
16 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3308 (Related)
Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 02, 2011


This bill was introduced on February 6, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 02, 2012
Reported by Committee Feb 06, 2012
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the corporate income tax rate.


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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal:
(1) the excise tax credits for alcohol fuel, biodiesel, and alternative fuel mixtures;
(2) the tax credits for the purchase of certain plug-in electric vehicles and alternative motor vehicles;
(3) the alternative fuel vehicle refueling property tax credit;
(4) the tax credits for alcohol used as fuel and for biodiesel and renewable diesel used as fuel;
(5) the enhanced oil recovery tax credit and the tax credit for producing oil and gas from marginal wells;
(6) the tax credit for carbon dioxide sequestration;
(7) the energy tax credit; and
(8) the tax credits for investment in qualifying advanced coal projects and qualifying gasification projects.
Terminates after 2012 the tax credits for the production of electricity from certain renewable resources and from advanced nuclear power facilities.
Repeals the grant program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for payments to invest in alternative and renewable energy property in lieu of tax credits.
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to reduce the corporate income tax rates by prescribing proportionate modifications to such rates based upon revenue savings resulting from the repeal of energy tax expenditures by this Act.

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