Text: H.R.391 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/09/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 391


To amend the Clean Air Act to provide that greenhouse gases are not subject to the Act, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 9, 2009

Mrs. Blackburn (for herself, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Terry, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Gohmert, and Mr. Gingrey of Georgia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Clean Air Act to provide that greenhouse gases are not subject to the Act, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Greenhouse gas regulation under Clean Air Act.

Section 302(g) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7602(g)) is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: “The term ‘air pollutant’ shall not include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or sulfur hexafluoride.” .

SEC. 2. Climate change not regulated by Clean Air Act.

Nothing in the Clean Air Act shall be treated as authorizing or requiring the regulation of climate change or global warming.