S. 2216 (112th): Rural Energy Savings Program Act

A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make loans to certain entities that will use the funds to make loans to consumers to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures to promote energy cost savings and rural development.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Merkley

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2012
Length: 13 pages


Mar 21, 2012

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S. 2216 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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