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H.R. 5221: 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019

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To declare a national goal that the United States achieve a 100 percent clean economy by not later than 2050, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Donald McEachin

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 20 pages
Nov 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Nov 21, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 21, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Schneider Leads More than 150 Democrats in Condemning Trump Administrations Formal Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement
    — Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 5, 2019

New Democrat Coalition Continues Leadership on Climate Change
    — Rep. Donald Beyer [D-VA8] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 12, 2020

New Democrat Coalition Continues Leadership on Climate Change
    — Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL6] on Mar 12, 2020

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Nov 21, 2019

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