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senate Bill S. 1643

Cleaner, Secure, and Affordable Thermal Energy Act

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      Committee on Finance
    IntroducedAugust 6th, 2009

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Cleaner, Secure, and Affordable Thermal Energy Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for the conversion of heating using oil fuel to using natural gas or biomass feedstocks, and for other purposes.


Cleaner, Secure, and Affordable Thermal Energy Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax credit for residential energy property expenditures to convert a home heating system using oil fuel to a system using natural gas boilers and furnaces and biomass heating appliances; (2) allow bonus depreciation of property used to convert a home heating system; (3) allow the use of tax-exempt energy conservation bonds to finance conversions of fuel oil heating systems; and (4) extend through 2012 accelerated depreciation for natural gas distribution facilities.

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