1ST SESSION H. R. 2454
To create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, reduce global
warming pollution and transition to a clean energy economy.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
MAY 15, 2009
Mr. WAXMAN (for himself and Mr. MARKEY of Massachusetts) introduced the
following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Com-
merce, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Financial
Services, Education and Labor, Science and Technology, Transportation
and Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Ways and
Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in
each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdic-
tion of the committee concerned
To create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence,
reduce global warming pollution and transition to a clean
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the
‘‘American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009’’.
(b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—The table of contents for
this Act is as follows:
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Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 2. Definitions.
TITLE I—CLEAN ENERGY
Subtitle A—Combined Efficiency and Renewable Electricity Standard
Sec. 101. Combined efficiency and renewable electricity standard.
‘‘Sec. 610. Combined efficiency and renewable electricity standard.
Subtitle B—Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Sec. 111. National strategy.
Sec. 112. Regulations for geologic sequestration sites.
‘‘Sec. 813. Geologic sequestration sites.
Sec. 113. Studies and reports.
Sec. 114. Carbon capture and sequestration demonstration and early deploy-
Sec. 115. Commercial deployment of carbon capture and s