About the bill
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.
SummaryThis 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?.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1733 — 111th Congress: Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1733
“S. 1733 — 111th Congress: Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1733>
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