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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 9, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2003
Length: 58 pages

History

Jan 9, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 30, 2003
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

S. 139 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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