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      house Committees
      House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
      Government Operations
    IntroducedJanuary 15th, 2009

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Title

Purchasing Low-Emission Vehicles for Use in Government (PLUG) Act

Official Title

To amend the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to require the Federal Government to acquire not fewer than 100,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Summary

Purchasing Low-Emission Vehicles for Use in Government (PLUG) Act - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to instruct the Secretary of Energy to ensure that the federal government acquires not fewer than 100,000 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles manufactured in the United States by U.S. entities. Defines a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle as a light duty vehicle propelled by an internal combustion engine or heat engine using: (1) a combustible fuel; (2) an on-board, rechargeable storage device; and (3) a device that collects electricity from an off-board source.

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