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Text of A resolution commending the achievements and recognizing the importance of the Alliance to Save Energy on the 35th anniversary of ...

...35th anniversary of the incorporation of the Alliance.

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 18, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 18, 2012 (Resolution Agreed to).

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III

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 406

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 26, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Bingaman, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Lugar, Ms. Collins, Mr. Pryor, Mr. Udall of Colorado, and Mrs. Shaheen) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

April 18, 2012

Committee discharged; considered and agreed to

RESOLUTION

Commending the achievements and recognizing the importance of the Alliance to Save Energy on the 35th anniversary of the incorporation of the Alliance.

Whereas March 18, 2012, marks the first day of a year-long celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Alliance to Save Energy, which was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in accordance with section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 on March 18, 1977;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy was founded by Senators Charles H. Percy and Hubert H. Humphrey;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy is a unique national, nonprofit, bipartisan public-policy organization that works with prominent leaders in the fields of business, government, education, the environment, and consumer affairs to promote the efficient and clean use of energy throughout the world to benefit the economy, environment, and security of the United States;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy operates programs and collaborative projects throughout the United States, and has worked in the international community for more than a decade in more than 30 developing and transitional countries;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy leverages international relationships with government and industry leaders to promote energy efficiency throughout the world and has worked to launch affiliate organizations such as the European Alliance to Save Energy and the Australian Alliance to Save Energy;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy has shown that energy efficiency and conservation measures taken by the United States during the past 35 years have caused annual energy consumption in the United States to decrease by more than 52 quads;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy is recognized across the United States as an authority on energy efficiency, and regularly provides testimony and resources to the Federal Government, State governments, and members of the business and media communities;

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy contributes to a variety of educational and outreach initiatives, including—

(1)

the award-winning Green Schools and Green Campus programs;

(2)

award-winning public service announcements; and

(3)

a variety of targeted energy-efficiency campaigns; and

Whereas the Alliance to Save Energy collaborates with other prominent organizations to form partnerships and create groups that advance the cause of energy efficiency, including—

(1)

the Building Codes Assistance Project (commonly known as BCAP);

(2)

the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (commonly known as SEEA);

(3)

the Clean and Efficient Energy Program (commonly known as CEEP);

(4)

the Efficient Windows Collaborative; and

(5)

the Appliance Standards Awareness Project (commonly known as ASAP): Now, therefore, be it

That the Senate—

(1)

congratulates the Alliance to Save Energy on the 35th anniversary of the incorporation of the Alliance; and

(2)

recognizes the important contributions that the Alliance to Save Energy has made to further the cause of energy efficiency.