S. 1733 (111th): Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act


Sep 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2010
Length: 1758 pages

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A bill to create clean energy jobs, promote energy independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean energy economy.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


This is the so-called Kerry-Boxer bill that proposes a cap and trade regime and would require emissions curbs of 20 percent by 2020 and 83 percent by 2050. For more information, see Climate Change Legislation: Where Does it Stand?.

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Sep 30, 2009

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Nov 5, 2009
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