H.R. 5642 (109th): Safe Climate Act of 2006


Jun 20, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 30th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the climate.

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2006--Introduced.Safe Climate Act of 2006 - Amends the Clean Air Act to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate:(1) targets for a 2% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions each ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 20, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5642”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


113 cosponsors (106D, 6R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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