H.R.621 - Ensuring Affordable Energy Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 02/12/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||02/15/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.|
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Summary: H.R.621 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/12/2013)
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 the date of enactment of this Act.
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.