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S.Con.Res. 8: A concurrent resolution recognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children, expressing the sense of Congress that renewed leadership by the United States is needed to address the climate crisis, and recognizing the need of the United States to develop a national, comprehensive, and science-based climate recovery plan to phase out fossil fuel emissions, protect and enhance natural sequestration, and put the United States on a path toward stabilizing the climate system.

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Jeff Merkley

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2021
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Apr 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
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Introduced on Apr 22, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 22, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Apr 22, 2021
 
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S.Con.Res. 8 is a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Con.Res. 8. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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