US HB5159 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Introduced on November 19 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-19 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Empowering Homeowners Energy Efficiency Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax credit for nonbusiness energy property to include a credit for home energy audits. The amount of such credit is 30% of the cost of a home energy audit, not to exceed $150. The bill defines "home energy audit" to mean an inspection and written report for a dwelling owned and used by a taxpayer as the taxpayer's principal residence. The audit must identify the most significant and cost-effective energy efficiency improvements for such dwelling, including an estimate of the energy and cost savings for each improvement, and be conducted and prepared by a certified home energy auditor.

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Title

Empowering Homeowners Energy Efficiency Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-19HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2019-11-19HouseIntroduced in House

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