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Key Bills in Congress See State Leg. Bills
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 1000 - 5/16/2011--Introduced.Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 - Amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to: (1) support the development and updating of national model building energy codes for residential and commercial buildings and establish goals of zero-net-energy for new commercial and residential buildings by 2030, and ( 2) encourage and support the adoption by states and local governments of building energy code 3 (1 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
Brownfields Remediation Expensing
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
H.R. 1753 - Make the expensing of environmental remediation costs permanent law and to repeal the recapture of such expenses under section 1245 of such Code. * We support this legislation
Energy
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 2191 - America's Climate Security Act of 2007 7 (1 R, 6 D) -
H.R. 5351 - Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Act of 2008 22 (22 D) -
H.R. 2776 - Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 11 (11 D) Monitoring
Green Building & Energy Efficiency
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 1165 - American Green Building Act of 2007 1 (1 D) Monitoring
S. 1059 - Zero Emissions Building Act of 2007 * Monitoring
S. 822 - Extend the Energy Efficiency Incentives Act of 2007 4 (2 R, 2 D) Monitoring
S. 506 - High Performance Green Building Act of 2007 6 (1 I, 5 D) Monitoring
S. 489 - Green Building Act of 2007 * Monitoring
H.R. 3221 - New Direction for Energy Independence, National Security and Consumer Protection Act 9 (9 D) Monitoring
H.R. 2635 - Carbon Neutral Government Act of 2007 10 (10 D) Monitoring
H.R. 1716 - Green Energy Education Act of 2007 3 (2 R, 1 D) Monitoring
H.R. 1385 - Extend the Energy Efficiency Incentives Act of 2007 21 (2 R, 19 D) Monitoring
H.R. 539 - Increase and Extend the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction 64 (13 R, 51 D) Monitoring
H.R. 121 - High-Performance Green Building Act of 2007 1 (1 D) Monitoring
H.R. 84 - Energy Efficient Building Act of 2007 * Monitoring
Tenant Improvements
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 1361 - Permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for the depreciation of certain leasehold improvements and to modify the depreciation rules relating to such leasehold improvements for purposes of computing earnings and profits. * We support this legislation
H.R. 2014 - Permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for the depreciation of certain leasehold improvements and to modify the depreciation rules relating to such leasehold improvements for purposes of computing earnings and profits. 5 (3 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
Wetlands
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
H.R. 2421 - Clarify the jurisdiction of the United States over waters of the United States. 88 (2 R, 86 D) We oppose this legislation

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