H.R. 6643, The Accuracy in Fuel Economy Standards Act
- This item is from the 110th Congress (2007-2008) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
Version saved on October 29, 2008, 19:32:28, by webmaster:
H.R. 6643 would amend title 49, United States Code, to require determination of the maximum feasible fuel economy level achievable for cars and light trucks for a year based on a projected fuel gasoline price that is not less than the applicable high gasoline price projection issued by the Energy Information Administration.
Accuracy in Fuel Economy Standards Act - Amends federal transportation law to require the Secretary of Transportation to calculate maximum feasible fuel economy standards for passenger automobiles and non-passenger automobiles based on the most recent high gasoline price projection issued by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Defines the "applicable high gasoline price projection" as the greatest of a range of estimated gasoline prices that the EIA issues as part of its annual energy outlook, short-term energy outlook, or similar analyses: (1) for the year (or years) corresponding to the model year (or model years) for which the Secretary is prescribing an average fuel economy standard; and (2) for the range of years considered by the Secretary in determining the costs and benefits associated with such standard.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 7/29/2008: Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Points in Favor
(Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to show why the bill should pass!)
(Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to show why the bill should not pass!)