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S. 1480 (115th): BTU Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include biomass heating appliances for tax credits available for energy-efficient building property and energy property.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Angus King

Sponsor. Senator for Maine. Independent.

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Jun 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Collins, King Urge Senate Finance Committee to Include BTU Act in Tax Extender Legislation
    — Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Sponsor) on Feb 2, 2018

Collins, King Urge Senate Finance Committee to Include BTU Act in Tax Extender Legislation
    — Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 2, 2018

Heller to EPA: End Unnecessary Obama-Era Rule That Could Harm Nevadas Mining Industry
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] on Jul 19, 2017

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Jun 29, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1480 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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