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Minnesota weekly legislative update: 04122013

  • Faegre Baker Daniels
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

With the third deadline looming, the legislature spent the week focused on rolling out omnibus bills and moving the bills through the committee

IRS issues new proposed regulations defining "solid waste disposal facilities" for tax-exempt bond purposes

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2009

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department have issued new proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) defining the types of facilities that qualify as "solid waste disposal facilities" eligible to be financed with tax-exempt private activity bonds issued by a state or local government

HIRE Act allows issuers of certain tax credit bonds to receive direct payment from the federal government

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2010

Congress has passed a law to unclog the markets for Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCBs), Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZABs), Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) and New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (NCREBs

The D.C. update

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) passed away Monday, June 28, after a serious illness

Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds update new qualified energy conservation bond authority

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2010

The recently enacted Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act has authorized Ohio issuers of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) to elect to receive a direct payment from the federal government rather than have holders of QECBs claim a tax credit in lieu of interest, as was prior law

The policy road ahead preview of Fall 2010

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2010

Despite a very productive session that included passage of a landmark health care bill and instituted new regulations on the financial industry, Congress left Washington for a five-week recess with a great deal of trepidation as it was gearing up to face a public that is very critical of the actions taken during the last 18 months and very concerned about the country's future

Incentives for natural gas vehicles stalled by recent elections

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2010

The Promoting Natural Gas and Electric Vehicles Act of 2010 (S. 3815) was introduced by Senator Harry Reid on September 22, 2010 and placed on the Congressional calendar

Legislation introduced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2011

Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) reintroduced a quartet of bills May 23 addressing renewable energy and energy efficiency

Legislation targets enviro-activist lawsuits

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2011

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (RWyo.) and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) jointly introduced the Government Litigation Savings Act, legislation that prevents abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 5 USC Sec. 504, by large environmental groups and others who frequently challenge the federal government in court

Measure to create NJ pace heads to governor

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2011

Legislation sponsored by Senate Environment and Energy Committee Chairman Bob Smith that would provide financing for municipalities that wish to facilitate the purchase of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements by property owners was recently approved by the Assembly