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S. 1053 (114th): A bill to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to promote alternative fueled vehicle fleets and infrastructure.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 22, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1053

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 22, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to promote alternative fueled vehicle fleets and infrastructure.

1.

Alternative fueled vehicle fleets and infrastructure

(a)

Utility incentive programs

Section 546(c)(1) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 8256(c)(1)) is amended by inserting (including measures to support the use of alternative fueled vehicles (as defined in section 400AA(g) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6374(g))) or the fueling or charging infrastructure necessary for those vehicles) after demand.

(b)

Energy savings performance contracts

(1)

Authority to enter contracts

Section 801(a)(2)(B) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 8287(a)(2)(B)) is amended in the first sentence by inserting or petroleum after utilities.

(2)

Payment of costs

Section 802 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 8287a) is amended by inserting petroleum, after water,.

(3)

Definitions

Section 804 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 8287c) is amended—

(A)

in paragraph (2)—

(i)

in subparagraph (C), by striking and after the semicolon;

(ii)

in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(iii)

by adding at the end the following:

(E)

a reduction in the use of petroleum through the use of alternative fueled vehicles or the fueling or charging infrastructure necessary for alternative fueled vehicles, including the use of contracts to support alternative fueled vehicles or infrastructure.

;

(B)

in paragraph (4)—

(i)

in subparagraph (A), by striking or after the semicolon;

(ii)

in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(iii)

by adding at the end the following:

(C)

a measure to support the use of alternative fueled vehicles or the fueling or charging infrastructure necessary for alternative fueled vehicles, including the use of contracts to support alternative fueled vehicles or infrastructure.

;

(C)

by redesignating paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and (4), as paragraphs (5), (3), (4), and (2), respectively, and moving so as to appear in numerical order; and

(D)

by inserting before paragraph (2) (as so redesignated) the following:

(1)

Alternative fueled vehicle

The term alternative fueled vehicle has the meaning given the term in section 400AA(g) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6374(g)).

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