H.R. 4255 (112th): Accountability in Grants Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 22, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4255

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 22, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Barrow, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Coble, Mr. Carter, Mr. Griffith of Virginia, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Long, Mr. Cravaack, Mr. Latta, Mr. Burgess, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Westmoreland, and Mr. Brooks) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from awarding any grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or other financial assistance under section 103 of the Clean Air Act for any program, project, or activity to occur outside the United States and its territories and possessions.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Accountability in Grants Act of 2012.

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Prohibition against funding certain foreign programs, projects, and activities

Section 103 of the Clean Air Act is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Prohibition against funding foreign programs, projects, and activities

The Administrator shall not award any grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or other financial assistance under this section for any program, project, or activity to occur outside the United States and its territories and possessions.

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