H.R.5358: To amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to clarify that no Federal agency shall be required to consider the social cost of carbon as a condition of compliance with such Act, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 31, 2014
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 15, 2014

Bill Summary

Amends the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) to prohibit a federal agency from being required to consider the social cost of carbon (an estimate of the monetized damages associated with an incremental increase in carbon dioxide emissions in a given year) as part of any cost-benefit or regulatory analysis of any program, project, activity, or administrative action of the agency as a condition of compliance with NEPA.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 15, 2014
Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
July 31, 2014
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
July 31, 2014

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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