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SA 3366. Mr. LeMIEUX submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3336 proposed by Mr. BAUCUS to the bill H.R. 4213, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the appropriate place in title VI, insert the following:
SEC. 6__. WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE FOR LOW-INCOME PERSONS.
(a) Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Home Improvements.--Section 412(9) of the Energy Conservation and Production Act (42 U.S.C. 6862(9)) is amended--
(1) in subparagraph (I), by striking "and" after the semicolon at the end;
(2) by redesignating subparagraph (J) as subparagraph (K); and
(3) by inserting after subparagraph (I) the following:
"(J) pre-disaster hazard mitigation home improvements designed to decrease the loss of life or property resulting from a natural disaster (as defined in section 602 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5195a)) if the home improvements result in increased energy efficiency or weatherization, including wind resistant and energy efficient windows, window coverings, doors, and roofing (including secondary roof water barriers); and".
(b) Limitation on Expenditures.--Section 415(c)(1) of the Energy Conservation and Production Act (42 U.S.C. 6865(c)(1)) is amended in the first sentence by striking "$6,500" and inserting "$8,500".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 3, 2010.)