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house Bill H.R. 259

Eliminating All Current Energy Tax Credits

Argument in favor

Promotes consumer-driven free-market competition in the energy industry.

Argument opposed

Disproportionately hurts green energy and energy-efficiency technologies.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
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  • The senate has not voted
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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJanuary 15th, 2013

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJanuary 15th, 2013

Bill Activity

  • referral
    Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
    I like the idea of leveling the competition between energy sources. However, fossil fuels need to be held accountable for the cost to human health through smog, mining wastes, and other pollutants. Solar and wind producers have some environmental costs to offset as well, i.e. bird kills. If we force energy producers to offset these costs through fees, and THEN end all the other tax subsidies, the energy sources will be competing on the same level.
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