S. 2204 (112th): Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act


Mar 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2012
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote renewable energy and energy conservation.

Summary (CRS)

3/19/2012--Introduced.Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2012:(1) the tax credit for residential energy efficiency improvement expenditures,(2) the tax credit for the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 19, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 20, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2204”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (19D) (show)
Mar 26, 2012 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 92/4
Mar 29, 2012 11:16 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 51/47

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H.R. 4108 (Related)
Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 29, 2012

S. 940 (Related)
Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 11, 2011

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