H.R. 860: Biogas Investment Tax Credit Act of 2013

Feb 27, 2013
Referred to Committee
0% chance of being enacted
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Ron Kind
Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district
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H.R. 6212 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2012


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 27, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Feb 27, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 27, 2013
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1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make qualified biogas property eligible for the energy credit and to permit new clean renewable energy bonds to finance qualified biogas property.


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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)

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Biogas Investment Tax Credit Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow:
(1) an energy tax credit through 2018 for investment in qualified biogas property, and
(2) financing of qualified biogas property with new clean renewable energy bonds.
Defines "qualified biogas property" as property comprising a system which uses anaerobic digesters or other processes to convert biomas into a gas which consists of not less than 52% methane and which captures such gas for use as a fuel.
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to enter into an agreement with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to undertake a study of biogas and to submit a report to Congress on such study.

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