S. 2877 (111th): Carbon Limits and Energy for America’s Renewal (CLEAR) Act


Dec 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maria Cantwell

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2009
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program to regulate the entry of fossil carbon into commerce in the United States to promote clean energy jobs and economic growth and avoid dangerous interference with the climate of the Earth, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Carbon Limits and Energy for America's Renewal (CLEAR) Act - Requires the President to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to 2005 levels by 20% by 2020, 30% by 2025, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 11, 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. 2877”). 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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