S. 1502 (111th): Carbon Storage Stewardship Trust Fund Act of 2009


Jul 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2009
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a program to be managed by the Department of Energy to ensure prompt and orderly compensation for potential damages relating to the storage of carbon dioxide in geological storage units.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2009--Introduced.Carbon Storage Stewardship Trust Fund Act of 2009 - Makes the Secretary of Energy responsible for the long-term stewardship of a carbon dioxide storage facility upon the issuance of a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1502”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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