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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2009
Length: 12 pages
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 26, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2069 (110th).
Jan 15, 2009
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 24, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3242 (112th).
H.R. 594 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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