S. 757 (112th): Carbon Dioxide Capture Technology Prize Act of 2011


Apr 7, 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.


John Barrasso

Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2011
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide incentives to encourage the development and implementation of technology to capture carbon dioxide from dilute sources on a significant scale using direct air capture technologies.

Summary (CRS)

7/11/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Carbon Dioxide Capture Technology Prize Act of 2011 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to establish and award ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 7, 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. 757”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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