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Text of the Prioritizing Energy Efficient Renewables Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 27, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2539

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 27, 2013

(for herself, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Delaney, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Holt, Mr. Huffman, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Loebsack, Ms. Lofgren, Ms. McCollum, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Moran, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Takano, and Ms. Wilson of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain provisions of the renewable energy credit, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Prioritizing Energy Efficient Renewables Act of 2013 .

2.

Certain provisions of renewable energy credit made permanent

(a)

Wind

Paragraph (1) of section 45(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking , and the construction of which begins before January 1, 2014.

(b)

Geothermal

Paragraph (4)(B) of section 45(d) of such Code is amended by striking the construction of which begins before January 1, 2014 and inserting is originally placed in service after October 22, 2004.

(c)

Hydropower

Paragraph (9)(A) of section 45(d) of such Code is amended by striking and before January 1, 2014 both places it appears in clauses (i) and (ii).

(d)

Marine

Paragraph (11)(B) of section 45d of such Code is amended by striking and the construction of which begins before January 1, 2014.

(e)

Conforming amendment

Section 45(d)(9) of such Code is amended by striking subparagraph (C).

(f)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to property placed in service after December 31, 2013.

3.

Repeal of deduction for intangible drilling and development costs in the case of oil and gas wells

(a)

In general

Subsection (c) of section 263 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: This subsection shall not apply to amounts paid or incurred in any taxable year beginning after December 31, 2013, by a taxpayer in the case of oil and gas wells..

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to amounts paid or incurred in taxable years beginning after December 31, 2013.

4.

Repeal of deduction for oil and gas income attributable to domestic production activities

(a)

In general

Section 199(c)(4)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking and at the end of clause (ii), by striking the period at the end of clause (iii) and inserting , and, and by inserting after clause (iii) the following:

(iv)

the production, refining, transportation, or distribution of oil, natural gas, or any primary product (within the meaning of section 927(a)(2)(C), as in effect before its repeal).

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(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 199(d) of such Code is amended by striking paragraph (9).

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2013.

5.

Repeal of percentage depletion for oil and gas

(a)

In general

Section 611(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking oil and gas wells.

(b)

Conforming amendments

(1)

Section 613 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following:

(f)

Termination relating to oil and gas

This section shall not apply with respect to any oil or gas well in taxable years beginning after December 31, 2013.

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(2)

Part I of subchapter I of chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking section 613A (and by striking the item relating to such section in the table of sections for such part).

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2013.