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HR 2759

Title: Department of Defense Climate Resiliency and Readiness Act
Author: Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX)

Summary
This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide a strategy to achieve aggregate net zero energy by non-operational sources by no later than December 31, 2029. The term "net zero energy" means a reduction in overall energy use, maximized energy efficiency, implementation of energy recovery and cogeneration capabilities, and an offset of the remaining demand for energy with production of energy from onsite renewable energy sources.</p> <p>Annual DOD budget submissions must include an item for climate-related adaptation and mitigation, as well as an estimate of adverse impacts to readiness and costs.</p> <p> Regarding DOD procurement (1) contracts must contain an estimate of total projected energy consumption and a statement concerning renewable energy and energy ...

Status
Introduced in House 05/15/2019
Introduced in House 05/15/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. 05/15/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. 05/16/2019

Bill Text
05/15/2019 - HR 2759 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX)
    U.S. Representative

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