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S.Res. 290 (114th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that any protocol to, or other agreement regarding, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992, negotiated at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris will be considered a treaty requiring the advice and consent of the Senate.

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 20, 2015 (Introduced).


III

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. RES. 290

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 20, 2015

(for himself and Mr. Roberts) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of the Senate that any protocol to, or other agreement regarding, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992, negotiated at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris will be considered a treaty requiring the advice and consent of the Senate.

Whereas the 105th Congress passed S. Res. 98, which required the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992 to receive Senate advice and consent prior to ratification: Now, therefore, be it

That it is the sense of the Senate that any protocol to, or other agreement regarding, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992, negotiated at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris will be considered a treaty requiring the advice and consent of the Senate.