To authorize the imposition of sanctions with respect to significant actions that exacerbate climate change, to reinforce comprehensive efforts to limit global average temperature rise, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020
Length: 20 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 16, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Congresswomen Escobar and Velzquez Introduce Legislation to Impose Financial Sanctions on Foreign Actors Who Recklessly Jeopardize our Environment”
— Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX16] (Sponsor) on Jan 16, 2020
Jan 16, 2020
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May 14, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3245 (117th).
H.R. 5625 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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