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H Amdt 585 - Prohibits the Social Cost of Carbon from Being Included in Agency Determinations - Key Vote

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Hank Johnson, Jr. voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (222-188) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Social Cost of Carbon from Being Included in Agency Determinations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 2641 that prohibits the social cost of carbon from being used in an environmental review or decision-making process of a regulatory agency.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the “social cost of carbon” from being used in an environmental review or decision-making process of a regulatory agency.
  • Defines “social cost of carbon” as an estimate of the monetized damages associated with an incremental increase in carbon dioxide emissions in a given year, including, but not limited to, the following changes:
    • Net agricultural productivity;
    • Human health; and
    • Property damages from increased flood risk.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits the Social Cost of Carbon from Being Included in Agency Determinations

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