S. 139 (108th): Climate Stewardship Act of 2003


Jan 9, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2003
Length: 58 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a program of scientific research on abrupt climate change, to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by establishing a market-driven system of greenhouse gas tradeable allowances that could be used interchangably with passenger vehicle fuel economy standard credits, to limit greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and reduce dependence upon foreign oil, and ensure benefits to consumers from the trading in such allowances.

Summary (CRS)

1/9/2003--Introduced.Climate Stewardship Act of 2003 - Establishes Federal climate change research and related activities, including:(1) post-secondary scholarships;(2) a study of technology transfer barriers;(3) a report on the impact of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 9, 2003

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Oct 30, 2003
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 139”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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