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H.R.1380 New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 06, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

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  • 38% of users oppose H.R.1380

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Designed to promote a switchover from petroleum-based fuels to natural gas for transportation. Would provide a variety of tax breaks to trucking companies, vehicle owners, vehicle manufacturers and fueling stations to transition from gasoline and diesel to natural gas. The bill would provide approximately $5 billion in subsidies over a five year period, though an official budget estimate has yet to be conducted.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Designed to promote a switchover from petroleum-based fuels to natural gas for transportation. Would provide a variety of tax breaks to trucking companies, vehicle owners, vehicle manufacturers and fueling stations to transition from gasoline and diesel to natural gas. The bill would provide approximately $5 billion in subsidies over a five year period, though an official budget estimate has yet to be conducted.

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On July 22, 2011, by buzzard67 - Then, we should do away with all corporate welfare. That is not going to happen. No wind, no solar, no nuclear, no electricity for rural America. No Railroads. Want correct History? No Suez canal. These tax credits in this bill is for five years to change an entire industry or two (RV). The intent is to place a momentum shift away from OPEC dependency. Five years is nothing, and the five billion is nothing compared to the sixty years of involvement in the Persian Gulf. We cannot afford to keep sending our Armed forces over there every few years, just cannot do it, because we cannot afford it. For the money, this is a worth wild investment.

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      As noted by buzzard67, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 22, 2011, "Then, we should do away with all corporate welfare. That is not going to happen. No wind, no solar, no nuclear, no electricity for rural America. No Railroads. Want correct History? No Suez canal. These tax credits in this bill is for five years to change an entire industry or two (RV). The intent is to place a momentum shift away from OPEC dependency. Five years is nothing, and the five billion is nothing compared to the sixty years of involvement in the Persian Gulf. We cannot afford to keep sending our Armed forces over there every few years, just cannot do it, because we cannot afford it. For the money, this is a worth wild investment. "
    • On July 04, 2011, by SageV - No good reason to single out support for natural gas specifically if the goal was to get off foreign oil.

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      As noted by SageV, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 04, 2011, "No good reason to single out support for natural gas specifically if the goal was to get off foreign oil."
    • On August 01, 2011, by Amanlikeme - With this bill I see jobs, independence and revolution. Regulation is necessary, unfortunately. People, corporations and even some or our politicians are greedy and practice unfairly when the opportunity exsist. Tax credits are also necessary when changing an industry. What we don't need is corporate welfare. If they make a profit then they pay the tax. Government can't run without it. That is the very reason we are in the shape we are in today wih the debt we owe now. If corps. paid their fair share we wouldn't be in debt. Pay it and move on. And if you should think we don't need government? Then you're a fool. Of course government is necessary. Otherwise you'd have slavery, which isn't far away with unemployment being what it is and corporations not wanting to pay taxes nor a living wage. And it won't matter what race or gender you are. The fact of the matter is, when your population grows so does your government. Get over it.

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      As noted by Amanlikeme, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 01, 2011, "With this bill I see jobs, independence and revolution. Regulation is necessary, unfortunately. People, corporations and even some or our politicians are greedy and practice unfairly when the opportunity exsist. Tax credits are also necessary when changing an industry. What we don't need is corporate welfare. If they make a profit then they pay the tax. Government can't run without it. That is the very reason we are in the shape we are in today wih the debt we owe now. If corps. paid their fair share we wouldn't be in debt. Pay it and move on. And if you should think we don't need government? Then you're a fool. Of course government is necessary. Otherwise you'd have slavery, which isn't far away with unemployment being what it is and corporations not wanting to pay taxes nor a living wage. And it won't matter what race or gender you are. The fact of the matter is, when your population grows so does your government. Get over it. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Politics: Natural Gas Provides Clean Energy, Security, Affordability - July 18, 2012 by salineriverchronicle - As a member of the Natural Gas Caucus in Congress, I am also a proud cosponsor of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 (or NAT GAS Act), H.R. 1380, which would help provide ...

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      As noted by salineriverchronicle on July 18, 2012, "As a member of the Natural Gas Caucus in Congress, I am also a proud cosponsor of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 (or NAT GAS Act), H.R. 1380, which would help provide ..." (/url?q=http://salineriverpolitics.blogspot.com/2012/07/natural-gas-provides-clean-energy.html&sa=U&ei=rkcPUPWFLMGo2wWG0YGgAg&ved=0CEgQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHcPw0f2fYS1d8fGDq3MV0pV0YCYA)
    • Politics: Natural Gas Provides Clean Energy, Security, Affordability - July 18, 2012 by salineriverchronicle - As a member of the Natural Gas Caucus in Congress, I am also a proud cosponsor of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 (or NAT GAS Act), H.R. 1380, which would help provide ...

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      As noted by salineriverchronicle on July 18, 2012, "As a member of the Natural Gas Caucus in Congress, I am also a proud cosponsor of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 (or NAT GAS Act), H.R. 1380, which would help provide ..." (/url?q=http://salineriverpolitics.blogspot.com/2012/07/natural-gas-provides-clean-energy.html&sa=U&ei=XpwMUJHYHKGW2AXZn_UF&ved=0CEAQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHsFan1HwSK7ZYBz04d4XZmS4wkQQ)
    • Politics: Natural Gas Provides Clean Energy, Security, Affordability - July 18, 2012 by salineriverchronicle - As a member of the Natural Gas Caucus in Congress, I am also a proud cosponsor of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 (or NAT GAS Act), H.R. 1380, which would help provide ...

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      As noted by salineriverchronicle on July 18, 2012, "As a member of the Natural Gas Caucus in Congress, I am also a proud cosponsor of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 (or NAT GAS Act), H.R. 1380, which would help provide ..." (/url?q=http://salineriverpolitics.blogspot.com/2012/07/natural-gas-provides-clean-energy.html&sa=U&ei=EBAHUPTdIpK-2AXWpsy3Dw&ved=0CCcQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHmSmfLottTZ3nalpN0hoLv3W1_bA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Bills of the 112th Congresss Concerning Climate Change - September 20, 2012 by The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions - ...that are at least 60% less than the baseline for such emissions. Sponsor: Rep. Brian P. Bilbray (R-CA) (introduced 3/17/2011). H.R.1380: New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 This bill would require the Secretary of Ener

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      As noted by The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions on September 20, 2012, "...that are at least 60% less than the baseline for such emissions. Sponsor: Rep. Brian P. Bilbray (R-CA) (introduced 3/17/2011). H.R.1380: New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 This bill would require the Secretary of Ener" (http://www.c2es.org/federal/congress/112/climate-change-legislative-proposals)
    • The Simple Lesson of John Sullivan’s Defeat in OK-1 - June 26, 2012 by RedState - For those who haven’t connected the dots by now, John Sullivan is the lead sponsor of the T. Boone Pickens NatGas subsidy bill (H.R. 1380).  This bill would provide all manufacturers of natural gas vehicles with a $4,000 tax credit per car ...

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      As noted by RedState on June 26, 2012, "For those who haven’t connected the dots by now, John Sullivan is the lead sponsor of the T. Boone Pickens NatGas subsidy bill (H.R. 1380).  This bill would provide all manufacturers of natural gas vehicles with a $4,000 tax credit per car ..." (http://www.redstate.com/dhorowitz3/2012/06/27/the-simple-lesson-of-john-sullivan%e2%80%99s-defeat-in-ok-1/)
    • NATGAS Act: Gone But Not Forgotten - May 16, 2012 by RedState - 1863 / H.R.1380), a.k.a. the NAT GAS Act, in an attempt to garner greater congressional support. Burr said changes to the bill could include shortening the period through which the tax credits will be available—a move that would only lessen ...

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      As noted by RedState on May 16, 2012, "1863 / H.R.1380), a.k.a. the NAT GAS Act, in an attempt to garner greater congressional support. Burr said changes to the bill could include shortening the period through which the tax credits will be available—a move that would only lessen ..." (http://www.redstate.com/serobinson/2012/05/16/natgas-act-gone-but-not-forgotten/)
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