H.R.6511 - Ensuring Affordable Energy Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 12/09/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||12/09/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|
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Summary: H.R.6511 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/09/2010)
Ensuring Affordable Energy Act - Prohibits any funds appropriated or otherwise available for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from being used to implement or enforce: (1) a cap-and-trade program; or (2) any statutory or regulatory requirement pertaining to emissions of one or more greenhouse gases from stationary sources that is issued or becomes applicable or effective after January 1, 2011.
Defines: (1) "cap-and-trade program" as any regulatory program established after the date of enactment of this Act that provides for the sale, auction, or other distribution of a limited amount of allowances that permit the emission of one or more greenhouse gases; and (2) "greenhouse gas" to include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, sulfur hexafluoride, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or any other designated anthropogenic gas.