S. 757 (112th): Carbon Dioxide Capture Technology Prize Act of 2011

Introduced:
Apr 07, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 11, 2011
Length
18 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 07, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 07, 2011
Reported by Committee May 26, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to provide incentives to encourage the development and implementation of technology to capture carbon dioxide from dilute sources on a significant scale using direct air capture technologies.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

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7/11/2011--Reported to Senate amended.
Carbon Dioxide Capture Technology Prize Act of 2011 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to establish and award competitive technology financial awards for the development and implementation of technology to capture carbon dioxide from media in which the concentration of carbon dioxide is dilute.
Conditions receipt of such a financial award on an applicant agreeing to vest the intellectual property derived from the technology in one or more entities that are incorporated in the United States.
Establishes the Carbon Dioxide Capture Technology Advisory Board to advise the Secretary in carrying out duties under this Act. Terminates the Board and all authorities under this Act five years after the enactment of this Act.

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