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SF 86 - Carbon Dioxide Emissions Ban Removal - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Carbon Dioxide Emissions Ban Removal

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (75-54) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (44-22) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (76-54) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeals Carbon Dioxide Emissions Prohibition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts certain energy imports from the prohibition on increasing carbon dioxide.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes 1,500 megawatts of energy to be imported from out of state facilities if they meet the following requirements (Sec. 1):
    • The facilities are fueled by feedstock coal; and
    • The facilities began construction after April 1, 2007.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (42-18) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Repeals Carbon Dioxide Emissions Prohibition

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