About the bill
Energy Tax Prevention Act, also known as H.R. 910, was a 2011 bill in the United States House of Representatives to prohibit the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gases to address climate change. On April 7, 2011 the bill passed the House by a vote of 255 to 172. The bill died in January 2013 with the ending of the Congressional session.
The House vote on the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011 was one of five key votes on climate in the House, and one of ten in Congress, from the period 2003 through 2011, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists and the League of Conservation Voters.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2011
Length: 10 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 7, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
95 Cosponsors (92 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Olson applauds house passage of bill to rein in epa overreach”
— Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 7, 2011
Mar 3, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 15, 2011
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 6, 2011
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 203 (112th).
Apr 7, 2011
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 910 (112th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 910. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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