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SA 4846. Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself and Mr. Kerry) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 3036, to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

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Calendar year  Percentage for distribution among fossil fuel-fired electricity generators in United States 
2012
 
16.5
 
2013
 
16.5
 
2014
 
16.5
 
2015
 
16.5
 
2016
 
16.25
 
2017
 
16
 
2018
 
15.75
 
2019
 
14.75
 
2020
 
13.5
 
2021
 
12
 
2022
 
9.75
 
2023
 
8.75
 
2024
 
7.5
 
2025
 
7.25
 
2026
 
4.25
 
2027
 
3
 
2028
 
2.75
 
2029
 
1.5
 
2030
 
1.25.



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(1) for each of calendar years 2012 through 2030, 2.5 percent of the aggregate quantity of emission allowances established for the applicable calendar year pursuant to section 201(a); and
(2) for each of calendar years 2031 through 2050, 1 percent of the aggregate quantity of emission allowances established for the applicable calendar year pursuant to section 201(a).


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jun 4, 2008.)