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S. 3437: A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to provide assistance to States to carry out initiatives to promote the use of natural gas as a... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Jul 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Jul 25, 2012

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A BILL

To amend the Natural Gas Act to provide assistance to States to carry out initiatives to promote the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel and public and private investment in natural gas vehicles and transportation infrastructure.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``State Natural Gas Act of 2012''.

SEC. 2. GRANTS TO STATES TO PROMOTE NATURAL GAS USE IN TRANSPORTATION.

The Natural Gas Act (15 U.S.C. 717 et seq.) is amended-- (1) by redesignating sections 25 and 26 (15 U.S.C. 717v, 717w) as sections 26 and 27, respectively; and (2) by inserting after section 24 (15 U.S.C. 717u) the following:

``SEC. 25. GRANTS TO STATES TO PROMOTE NATURAL GAS USE IN TRANSPORTATION.

``(a) Purposes.--The purposes of this section are-- ``(1) to provide assistance to States to carry out initiatives to promote-- ``(A) the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel; and ``(B) public and private investment in natural gas vehicles and transportation infrastructure; and ``(2) to recognize that each State is different and initiatives are most effective when the initiatives are structured to meet the specific needs and challenges of an individual State. ``(b) Grants.--The Secretary of Energy (referred to in this section as the `Secretary') shall make grants available to States to independently carry out initiatives within the States to promote the purposes of this section. ``(c) Eligibility.--A State shall be eligible...

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Bill Summary

S. 3437: A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to provide assistance to States to carry out initiatives to promote the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel and public and private investment in natural gas vehicles and transportation infrastructure.

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