Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
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Jan 9, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on January 9, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2003
Length: 58 pages
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 139 — 108th Congress: Climate Stewardship Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s139
“S. 139 — 108th Congress: Climate Stewardship Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s139>
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