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Key Votes

HR 910 - Energy Tax Prevention Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Lamar Smith voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (255-172) - (Key vote)

Title: Energy Tax Prevention Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

  • Defines a "greenhouse gas" as any of the following (Sec. 2):
    • Water vapor;
    • Carbon dioxide;
    • Methane;
    • Nitrous oxide;
    • Sulfur hexafluoride;
    • Hydrofluorocarbons;
    • Perfluorocarbons; or
    • Any other substance subject to regulation to address climate change.
  • Prohibits the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating any regulation, or taking any action, concerning the emission of greenhouse gases to address climate change (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the term "air pollutant" does not include a greenhouse gas when addressing climate change (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the bill does not limit the authority of a state to adopt, enforce, amend or repeal state laws and regulations relating to greenhouse gas emissions (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Energy Tax Prevention Act



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