IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011
Mr. Vitter introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To prohibit the regulation of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States until China, India, and Russia implement similar reductions.
Carbon dioxide reductions in China, India, and Russia
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency or the head of any other Federal agency shall not regulate carbon dioxide emissions until the date on which the Secretary of Commerce certifies in writing that each of the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of India, and Russia have initiated measures that require carbon dioxide emission reductions that are substantially similar to the carbon dioxide emission reductions proposed for the United States.