H.R.5625 - Targeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] (Introduced 01/16/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary; Financial Services; Oversight and Reform; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/07/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5625 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/16/2020)
Targeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
This bill authorizes the President to impose sanctions on a foreign individual or company that has engaged in egregious behaviors that undermine efforts to limit global warming.
Specifically, the President may impose visa-blocking, property-blocking, or economic sanctions upon a determination that a foreign individual or company has (1) caused significant excess greenhouse gas emissions associated with electrical power generation; (2) caused significant or illegal deforestation or loss of natural carbon sinks; or (3) knowingly misrepresented the environmental impact of a project, investment, or product.