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H.R. 1733 - To direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil.

Introduced: 2017-12-13
Bill Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
 

This bill directs the Department of Energy to update its report on the energy and environmental benefits of re-refining used lubricating oil and submit to Congress a strategic plan to increase the beneficial reuse of lubricating oil.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1733


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 13, 2017

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


AN ACT

    To direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Energy savings from lubricating oil.

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Energy, in cooperation with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, shall—

(1) review and update the report prepared pursuant to section 1838 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005;

(2) after consultation with relevant Federal, State, and local agencies and affected industry and stakeholder groups, update data that was used in preparing that report; and

(3) prepare and submit to Congress a coordinated Federal strategy to increase the beneficial reuse of used lubricating oil, that—

(A) is consistent with national policy as established pursuant to section 2 of the Used Oil Recycling Act of 1980 (Public Law 96–463); and

(B) addresses measures needed to—

(i) increase the responsible collection of used oil;

(ii) disseminate public information concerning sustainable reuse options for used oil; and

(iii) promote sustainable reuse of used oil by Federal agencies, recipients of Federal grant funds, entities contracting with the Federal Government, and the general public.

Passed the House of Representatives December 12, 2017.

    Attest:karen l. haas,   
    Clerk

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