New Cosponsor — Dec 16, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (22 Republicans).
Jan 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wyoming
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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2011
Length: 17 pages
A bill to preempt regulation of, action relating to, or consideration of greenhouse gases under Federal and common law on enactment of a Federal policy to mitigate climate change.
1/31/2011--Introduced.Defending America's Affordable Energy and Jobs Act - Prohibits the President or any federal agency head from promulgating regulations providing for the control of emissions of a greenhouse gas (GHG), ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 228”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 228 — 112th Congress: Defending America’s Affordable Energy and Jobs Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s228
“S. 228 — 112th Congress: Defending America’s Affordable Energy and Jobs Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s228>
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