H.R.153 - Ensuring Affordable Energy Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 01/05/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||02/01/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.|
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Summary: H.R.153 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/2011)
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.