H.Con.Res. 8 (113th): Expressing the opposition of Congress to Federal efforts to establish a carbon tax on fuels for electricity and transportation.


Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/15/2013--Introduced.Expresses the opposition of Congress to federal efforts to establish a carbon tax on fuels for electricity and transportation. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 15, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 8”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


14 cosponsors (13R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 142 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 2012

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