S.2860 - Climate Change Adapt America Bond Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] (Introduced 04/27/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/27/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2860 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/27/2016)
Climate Change Adapt America Bond Act of 2016
This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to issue Climate Change Bonds. The proceeds from the bonds must be deposited in the Adapt America Fund established by this bill within the Department of Commerce.
Commerce must carry out an investment program to fund projects, using bond revenue, that aid in adaption to climate change.
The bill establishes the Climate Change Advisory Commission to: (1) establish recommendations, frameworks, and guidelines for the program; and (2) identify categories of the most cost-effective investments and projects that emphasize multiple benefits to commerce, human health, and ecosystems.