Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
This bill’s text is now available.
Dec 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on December 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Washington
Read Text »
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2009
Length: 39 pages
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.
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.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Search for similar bills.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2877 — 111th Congress: Carbon Limits and Energy for America’s Renewal (CLEAR) Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s2877
“S. 2877 — 111th Congress: Carbon Limits and Energy for America’s Renewal (CLEAR) Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s2877>
|title=S. 2877 (111th)
|accessdate=October 5, 2015
|author=111th Congress (2009)
|date=December 11, 2009
|quote=Carbon Limits and Energy for America’s Renewal (CLEAR) Act