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H.R. 420: No Taxpayer Funding for Paris Climate Agreement Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 21, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 420

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 21, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Pfluger, Mr. Arrington, Mr. Cloud, Mrs. Boebert, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Womack, Mr. Budd, Mr. Williams of Texas, Mr. Mooney, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Buck, Mr. Cawthorn, Mr. Brooks, Mrs. McClain, Mr. Steube, Mr. Murphy of North Carolina, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Cline, Mr. Moore of Alabama, and Mr. Rouzer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To prohibit the use of funds to provide for the United States to become a party to the Paris Agreement.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Taxpayer Funding for Paris Climate Agreement Act.

2.

Prohibition on use of funds to provide for the United States to become a party to the Paris Agreement

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds are authorized to be appropriated, obligated, or expended to take any action to provide for the United States to become a party to the Paris Agreement.

(b)

Paris Agreement defined

In this section, the term Paris Agreement means the decision by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 21st Conference of Parties in Paris, France, adopted December 12, 2015.