S.2955 - Targeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 11/21/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/21/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2955 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/21/2019)
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.