H.R. 2069 (110th): Save Our Climate Act of 2007

Introduced:
Apr 26, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Fortney “Pete” Stark
Representative for California's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 26, 2007
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 594 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 26, 2007
Referred to Committee Apr 26, 2007
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by imposing a tax on primary fossil fuels based on their carbon content.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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4/26/2007--Introduced.
Save Our Climate Act of 2007 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on the carbon content of any taxable fuel sold by a manufacturer, producer, or importer.
Sets the amount of such tax at $10 per ton of the carbon content in such fuel.
Defines "taxable fuel" as coal (including lignite and peat), petroleum and any petroleum product, and natural gas.
Exempts from such tax the sale or in-kind exchange of fuel for deposit in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and certain exports or resales of such fuel.

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