S. 279 (113th): Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013


Feb 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Tester

Senior Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2013
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the development of renewable energy on public land, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/11/2013--Introduced.Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require amounts received through FY2020 (currently, through FY2010) from leases under the Geothermal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 11, 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. 279”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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