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H.R. 2202 (114th): Tax Pollution, Not Profits Act

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on greenhouse gas emissions.

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Sponsor and status

John Delaney

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2015
Length: 28 pages
May 1, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Delaney Hosts Climate Action Workshop in Germantown; Discussion on Legislation to Reduce Carbon Pollution
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Aug 26, 2015

Administrations Immigration Parole Practices Exceed Congressional Authorization
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] on Nov 4, 2015

Support Builds for Delaney Climate Change Bill
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on May 8, 2015

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May 1, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2202 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2202. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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