The Jurisdiction of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming is contained in section 4(c) of H. Res. 202, approved by the House March 8, 2007:
Jurisdiction: The select committee shall not have legislative jurisdiction and shall have no authority to take legislative action on any bill or resolution. Its sole authority shall be to investigate, study, make findings, and develop recommendations on policies, strategies, technologies and other innovations, intended to reduce the dependence of the United States on foreign sources of energy and achieve substantial and permanent reductions in emissions and other activities that contribute to climate change and global warming.
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