S. 228 (112th): Defending America’s Affordable Energy and Jobs Act


Jan 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Barrasso

Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2011
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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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Jan 31, 2011

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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.


22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 750 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2011

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