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

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
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


Sep 30, 2009

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Nov 5, 2009
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S. 1733 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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