HR 2133

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2133

To increase domestic energy production, reduce dependence on foreign oil, and diversify the energy portfolio of the United States.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 3, 2011

Mr. MATHESON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, Science, Space, and Technology, and Agriculture, 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


A BILL

To increase domestic energy production, reduce dependence on foreign oil, and diversify the energy portfolio of the United States.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--TRADITIONAL ENERGY PRODUCTION

Subtitle A--Outer Continental Shelf

Subtitle B--Onshore Oil and Gas Production

TITLE II--RENEWABLE AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

Subtitle A--Research and Development

Subtitle B--Public Land Renewable Energy Deployment

Subtitle C--Unconventional Fuels

TITLE III--NUCLEAR ENERGY

TITLE IV--ENERGY TRANSMISSION BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES

TITLE I--TRADITIONAL ENERGY PRODUCTION

Subtitle A--Outer Continental Shelf

SEC. 101. IMPLEMENTATION OF INVENTORY OF OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF RESOURCES.

SEC. 102. MORATORIUM ON OIL AND GAS LEASING IN CERTAIN AREAS OF GULF OF MEXICO.

SEC. 103. 2012-2017 5-YEAR OIL AND GAS LEASING PROGRAM DEEMED FINAL.

SEC. 104. DISPOSITION OF ROYALTIES.

SEC. 105. INSTITUTE FOR OCEAN ENERGY SAFETY.

Subtitle B--Onshore Oil and Gas Production

SEC. 111. ESTABLISHMENT OF FEDERAL ONSHORE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE.

SEC. 112. HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SENSE OF CONGRESS.

TITLE II--RENEWABLE AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

Subtitle A--Research and Development

SEC. 201. NEXT GENERATION ENERGY AND EFFICIENCY FUND.

Subtitle B--Public Land Renewable Energy Deployment

SEC. 211. RENEWABLE ENERGY FEDERAL PERMIT COORDINATION.

SEC. 212. EXTENSION OF FUNDING FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF GEOTHERMAL STEAM ACT OF 1970.

SEC. 213. PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS AND LAND USE PLANNING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY ON PUBLIC LANDS AND NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS.

SEC. 214. NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES STUDY AND REPORT OF SITING, DEVELOPMENT, AND MANAGEMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY ON PUBLIC LANDS AND NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS.

SEC. 215. RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ON BROWNFIELD SITES.

SEC. 216. DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY ON PUBLIC LAND.

Subtitle C--Unconventional Fuels

SEC. 221. TRANSPARENCY FOR DELAYED LOAN GUARANTEE APPLICATIONS.

SEC. 222. ALGAE-BASED FUEL INCENTIVES.

SEC. 223. LOAN GUARANTEE ELIGIBLE PROJECTS.

TITLE III--NUCLEAR ENERGY

SEC. 301. OBJECTIVES.

SEC. 302. FUNDING.

SEC. 303. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES STUDY.

SEC. 304. NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS.

SEC. 305. SMALL MODULAR REACTOR PROGRAM.

SEC. 306. CONVENTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS TO NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS.

SEC. 307. FUEL CYCLE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 308. NUCLEAR ENERGY ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM.

`SEC. 958. NUCLEAR ENERGY ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES.

SEC. 309. EMERGENCY RISK ASSESSMENT AND PREPAREDNESS REPORT.

SEC. 310. NEXT GENERATION NUCLEAR PLANT.

SEC. 311. TECHNICAL STANDARDS COLLABORATION.

SEC. 312. EVALUATION OF LONG-TERM OPERATING NEEDS.

SEC. 313. AVAILABLE FACILITIES DATABASE.

SEC. 314. NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL.

TITLE IV--ENERGY TRANSMISSION BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES

SEC. 401. SITING OF INTERSTATE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION FACILITIES.

`SEC. 216. SITING OF INTERSTATE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION FACILITIES.

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