S. 1191 (113th): Better Buildings Act of 2013


Jun 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Bennet

Senior Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2013
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to facilitate better alignment, cooperation, and best practices between commercial real estate landlords and tenants regarding energy efficiency in buildings, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/19/2013--Introduced.Better Buildings Act of 2013 - Amends the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to require the Department of Energy's (DOE) Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 19, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1191”). 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)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2971 (Related)
Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 3, 2014

H.R. 2126 (Related)
Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 5, 2014

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