S.Con.Res.45 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations.114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Introduced 07/11/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/11/2016 Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4947) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.45 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/11/2016)
Disapproves of activities by certain corporations and trade associations, foundations, and organizations funded by those corporations deliberately to: (1) mislead the public and undermine peer-reviewed scientific research about the dangers of their products, and (2) cast doubt on science in order to protect their financial interests.
Urges fossil fuel companies and allied organizations to cooperate with active or future investigations into:
- their climate change-related activities,
- what they knew about climate change and when they knew of it,
- what they knew about the harmful effects of fossil fuels on the climate, and
- any activities to mislead the public about climate change.