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H Amdt 448 - Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions - Key Vote

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Filemon Vela, Jr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (237-176) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 367 that requires congressional approval to establish a carbon tax.

Highlights:
  • Expands the definition of “major rule” to include a rule that implements or provides for the collection of a carbon tax.
  • Defines “carbon tax” as a fee, levy, or price on the following:
    • Emissions, including carbon dioxide emissions generated by the burning of coal, natural gas, or oil; or
    • Coal, natural gas, or oil based on emissions, including carbon dioxide generated through combustion.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions

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