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S J Res 23 - A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units" - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units"

Highlights:
  • President Obama characterized his veto of S J Res 23 as a pocket veto, notwithstanding his return of the joint resolution to the Senate.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (235-188) - (Key vote)

Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units"

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that repeals the rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 23, 2015 that establishes carbon dioxide emission guidelines for new, modified, and reconstructed power plants.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (52-46) - (Key vote)

Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units"

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that repeals the rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 23, 2015 that establishes carbon dioxide emission guidelines for new, modified, and reconstructed power plants.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units"

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