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

Introduced:
Jan 15, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
37% chance of being agreed to
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Sponsor
David McKinley
Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 15, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 142 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 2012

 
Status

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 15, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 15, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Prognosis

63% chance of getting past committee.
37% chance of being agreed to.

40% of concurrent resolutions made it past committee and only about 24% were agreed to in 2011–2013. [methodology]

 
Summary

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Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (13R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Notes

H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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

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