|H2261: To increase the diversity and independence of the United States energy supply by providing encouragement of energy sources from rural America, including biofuels and wind energy, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to redefine "bioenergy" to include: (1) cellulosic cogeneration; (2) biomass gasification; and (3) hydrogen made from cellulosic commodities for fuel cells.
- Instructs the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) to make available increased funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation to implement: (1) the bioenergy program; (2) renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements; and (3) grants for small projects.
- Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) provide a five-year extension of credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources; and (2) allow a tax credit for certain wind energy property placed in service or installed by the taxpayer during the taxable year.
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|May 10, 2007:||Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
|May 10, 2007:||Referred to House Agriculture|
|May 10, 2007:||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|May 10, 2007:||Referred to House Financial Services|
|May 10, 2007:||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|
|May 10, 2007:||Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.|
|May 31, 2007:||Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research.|
|June 26, 2007:||Executive Comment Requested from USDA.|