Text: H.R.1486 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/11/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1486


To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from devising or implementing a carbon tax.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 11, 2013

Mr. Rahall introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from devising or implementing a carbon tax.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “No Carbon Tax Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Carbon tax prohibition.

(a) In general.—The Secretary of the Treasury and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency are prohibited from devising or implementing a carbon tax.

(b) Definition.—For purposes of this section, the term “carbon tax” means—

(1) a tax, fee, or price on emissions, including carbon dioxide emissions generated by the burning of coal, natural gas, or oil; or

(2) a tax, fee, or price on coal, natural gas, or oil based on emissions, including carbon dioxide emissions that would be generated through the fuel’s combustion.