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H.R. 2798: To provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 22, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2798

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 22, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Good of Virginia, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Greene of Georgia, Mr. Rosendale, Mrs. Boebert, Mr. Budd, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Biggs, and Mr. Gohmert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and for other purposes.

1.

Withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The President shall—

(1)

not later than 5 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, provide written notification to the Depository of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, done at Rio de Janeiro, June 3–14, 1992, of the withdrawal of the United States from the Convention effective on the date that it is 1 year after the date of receipt by the Depository of such notification of withdrawal in accordance with Article 25 of the Convention; and

(2)

on the effective date described in this section, withdraw the United States from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

2.

Limitation on use of funds

No funds authorized or appropriated by any Act may be used to support, directly or indirectly, any efforts on the part of any United States Government official to take steps to carry out the obligations of the United States under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on or after the effective date described in section 1.