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COAL TeCC Act of 2020

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116 HR 5704 IH: Creating Opportunities And Leveraging Technologies for Coal Carbon Act of 2020
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-01-29
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5704IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESJanuary 29, 2020Ms. Cheney (for herself, Mr. McKinley, and Mrs. Miller) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and TechnologyA BILLTo amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a carbon technologies program, and for other purposes.
1.
Short title
This Act may be cited as the Creating Opportunities And Leveraging Technologies for Coal Carbon Act of 2020 or the COAL TeCC Act of 2020.
2.
Carbon technologies program
(a)
In general
Subtitle F of title IX of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 16291 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:
969.
Carbon technologies program
(a)
In general
The Secretary shall establish a program of research, development, and demonstration for carbon engineering solutions to enable new uses for coal-derived carbon, including the use and conversion of raw coal and processed coal products in all phases, for— (1)commercial purposes; (2)industrial purposes; (3)defense and military purposes; (4)agricultural purposes, including soil amendments and fertilizers; (5)medical and pharmaceutical applications; (6)construction and building applications; (7)energy applications; and (8)production of critical minerals.
(b)
Study
The Secretary, acting jointly with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Defense, shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of, and opportunities for, the commercialization of coal-derived carbon products.
(c)
Report
Not later than 180 days after the date on which funds are first disbursed under the program established under subsection (a), the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that— (1)describes the progress and results of the program; (2)includes an analysis of the feasibility of the new uses for coal-derived carbon researched, developed, and demonstrated under subsection (a); and (3)makes recommendations for the establishment of a coal-carbon products center of excellence in the 2 major coal-producing regions of the United States.
(d)
Funding
Out of amounts made available to the Secretary and not otherwise obligated, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024.
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(b)
Conforming amendment
The table of contents for the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–58; 119 Stat. 600) is amended by adding at the end of the items relating to subtitle F of title IX the following: Sec. 969. Carbon technologies program..
3.
Pilot and demonstration programs for the purpose of commercialization
(a)
In general
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Energy shall establish a 2-year pilot and demonstration program in each of the 2 major coal-producing regions of the United States for the purpose of partnering with private institutions in coal mining regions to accelerate the commercial deployment of coal-carbon products.
(b)
Funding
Out of amounts made available to the Secretary and not otherwise obligated, the Secretary shall use to carry out subsection (a) $4,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2025, to be split equally between the 2 pilot and demonstration programs established under subsection (a).

Picture Name From Date Type
Liz Cheney R-WY 01/29/2020 Sponsor
Alexander Mooney R-WV 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Carol Miller R-WV 01/29/2020 Cosponsor
David McKinley R-WV 01/29/2020 Cosponsor
Andy Barr R-KY 03/02/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
01/29/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.Action By: House of Representatives
01/29/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5704. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (01/29/2020) Creating Opportunities And Leveraging Technologies for Coal Carbon Act of 2020 or the COAL TeCC Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish two programs concerning coal-derived carbon products. First, DOE must establish a program of research, development, and demonstration for carbon engineering solutions to enable new uses for coal-derived carbon for a variety of purposes, such as commercial, military, or medical purposes. Second, DOE must establish a pilot and demonstration program to accelerate the commercial deployment of coal-carbon products.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (01/29/2020) Creating Opportunities And Leveraging Technologies for Coal Carbon Act of 2020 or the COAL TeCC Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish two programs concerning coal-derived carbon products. First, DOE must establish a program of research, development, and demonstration for carbon engineering solutions to enable new uses for coal-derived carbon for a variety of purposes, such as commercial, military, or medical purposes. Second, DOE must establish a pilot and demonstration program to accelerate the commercial deployment of coal-carbon products.
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(b)StudyThe Secretary, acting jointly with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Defense, shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of, and opportunities for, the commercialization of coal-derived carbon products

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(b)StudyThe Secretary, acting jointly with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Defense, shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of, and opportunities for, the commercialization of coal-derived carbon products

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(c)ReportNot later than 180 days after the date on which funds are first disbursed under the program established under subsection (a), the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that— (1)describes the progress and results of the program; (2)includes an analysis of the feasibility of the new uses for coal-derived carbon researched, developed, and demonstrated under subsection (a); and (3)makes recommendations for the establishment of a coal-carbon products center of excellence in the 2 m


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