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      House Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Official Title

To prohibit the United States from following guidance issued by the Secretary of the Treasury regarding how multilateral development banks should engage with developing countries on coal-fired power generation, and for other purposes.


Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to direct the U.S. Executive Director at each multilateral development bank to: (1) disregard the document entitled "Guidance for U.S. Positions on MDBs Engaging with Developing Countries on Coal-Fired Power Generation" and any other document issued subsequently by the Secretary that sets forth policies, strategies, procedures, or positions substantially similar to those set forth in that document; and (2) not use U.S. influence to propose, advance, or implement any policy, strategy, procedure, or position set forth in that document.

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