S. 362 (113th): Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2013


Feb 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Tester

Senior Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the mapping and development of United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2013--Introduced.Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to:(1) establish a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, and(2) give preference to ... Read more >

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Feb 14, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 362”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 1142 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

S. 1155 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 2015

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