S. 699 (112th): Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Program Amendments Act of 2011


Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2011
Length: 20 pages

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Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to demonstrate the commercial application of integrated systems for long-term geological storage of carbon dioxide, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/11/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Program Amendments Act of 2011 - Section2 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 31, 2011

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May 26, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 699”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1013 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2009

S. 1220 (Related)
Fulfilling U.S. Energy Leadership Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 2011

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