S. Amdt. 2859 - To Prohibit the Use of Taxpayer Dollars to Pay Taxes and Penalties Imposed on United States Air Carriers Pursuant to the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme.

112th Congress (2011-2012) View amendment details
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This is an amendment to S. 1956 - European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
Senate Vote: Amendment SA 2859 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

PASSED by voice vote on September 22, 2012.

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European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011

S. 1956 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from participating in the European Union's emissions trading scheme, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from participating in the European Union's emissions trading scheme, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
  • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
  • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
  • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
  • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
Sponsor
John Thune
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Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Air quality
  • Aviation and airports
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Europe
  • European Union
  • International law and treaties
  • International organizations and cooperation
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Major Actions
Introduced12/07/2011
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed Senate9/22/2012
Passed House11/13/2012
Signed by President11/27/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenateAmendment SA 2859 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/22/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 2860 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/22/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/22/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.11/13/2012PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/07/2011
12/07/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Put on a legislative calendar7/31/2012Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
8/02/2012Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 112-195.
Put on a legislative calendar8/02/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
9/22/2012The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedVote9/22/2012Amendment SA 2859 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
select this voteVote9/22/2012Amendment SA 2860 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
9/22/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage9/22/2012Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
9/22/2012Amendment SA 2859 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Cardin.
9/22/2012Amendment SA 2860 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Merkley.
9/24/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
9/25/2012Received in the House.
9/25/2012Held at the desk.
11/13/2012Mr. Mica moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
11/13/2012Considered under suspension of the rules.
11/13/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1956.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage11/13/2012On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
11/13/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Presented to President11/16/2012Presented to President.
Signed11/27/2012Signed by President.
Enacted11/27/2012Became Public Law No: 112-200.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
currently selectedS. Amdt. 2859Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]September 22, 2012Passed by voice vote on September 21, 2012.

To prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars to pay taxes and penalties imposed on United States air carriers pursuant to the European Union emissions trading scheme.

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September 21, 2012, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 2859 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
September 21, 2012, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 2859 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Cardin.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 2860Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]September 22, 2012Passed by voice vote on September 21, 2012.

To provide for the reassessment by the Secretary of Transportation of a determination that it is in the public interest to prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from participating in the European Union's emissions trading scheme.

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