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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 30th, 2010

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Title

Foreign Oil Displacement Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an investment credit to promote the conversion of United States coal and domestic carbonaceous feedstocks into synthetic fuels and synthetic gas.

Summary

Foreign Oil Displacement Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax credit for investment in a carbonaceous fuels facility; (2) allow a new 30% tax credit for investment in a carbonaceous fuels conversion facility; and (3) exempt from the manufacturer's excise tax on fuels carbonaceous fuel or any portion of a blend that is carbonaceous fuel. Defines "carbonaceous fuels conversion facility" as a facility for producing fuels from nonconventional sources using coal, including peat and any byproduct (including synthetic gas) or chemical that is from a coal, culm, or silt preparation facility and that contains fixed carbon derived from coal.

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