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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/21/2012--Introduced.Rural Energy Savings Program Act - Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), through the Rural Utilities Service, to make ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 21, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2216”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

Related Bills

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S. 3102 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2010

S. 3240 (Related)
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

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