H.R. 97 (112th): Free Industry Act


Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Clean Air Act to provide that greenhouse gases are not subject to the Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/5/2011--Introduced.Free Industry Act - Amends the Clean Air Act to: (1) exclude from the definition of the term "air pollutant" carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 5, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 97”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


125 cosponsors (124R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1292 (Related)
Energy Production Freedom Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 31, 2011

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