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S. 729: A bill to prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task force, advisory committee, or other effort to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 11, 2019 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).


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Calendar No. 35

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 729

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 7, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Carper, Mr. Reed, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Markey, Mr. Schatz, Ms. Smith, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Booker, Ms. Stabenow, Ms. Klobuchar, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Merkley, and Mrs. Feinstein) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

March 11, 2019

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

A BILL

To prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task force, advisory committee, or other effort to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, and for other purposes.

1.

Prohibition on use of funds to challenge scientific consensus on climate change

No amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to a Federal agency (as defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6903) and including the Executive Office of the President) may be used to establish or operate a panel, task force, other advisory committee, or other effort intended to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, as presented in the assessment required under section 106 of the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (15 U.S.C. 2936).

March 11, 2019

Read the second time and placed on the calendar