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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2003
Length: 58 pages
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.
Jan 9, 2003
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Oct 30, 2003
Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.
S. 139 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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