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

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 5, 2011 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 97


January 5, 2011

(for herself, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mrs. Bono Mack, Mr. Boren, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Calvert, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Coble, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Davis of Kentucky, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Hall, Mr. Herger, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Issa, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Jones, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Lee of New York, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Marchant, Mr. McClintock, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Olson, Mr. Paul, Mr. Petri, Mr. Rehberg, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Terry, and Mr. Young of Alaska) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


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


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Free Industry Act.


Greenhouse gas regulation under Clean Air Act

Section 302(g) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7602(g)) is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: The term air pollutant shall not include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or sulfur hexafluoride. .


Climate change not regulated by Clean Air Act

Nothing in the Clean Air Act shall be treated as authorizing or requiring the regulation of climate change or global warming.