H.R. 391 (111th): To amend the Clean Air Act to provide that greenhouse gases are not subject to the Act, and for other purposes.


Jan 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2009
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Summary (CRS)

1/9/2009--Introduced.Amends the Clean Air Act to: (1) exclude from the definition of the term "air pollutant" carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or sulfur hexafluoride; and (2) ... Read more >

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Jan 9, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 391”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


154 cosponsors (153R, 1D) (show)
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H.R. 6666 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

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