S. 609 (112th): Comprehensive Assessment of Regulations on the Economy Act of 2011

Introduced:
Mar 17, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1971 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 08, 2011

Sponsor
James “Jim” Inhofe
Senior Senator from Oklahoma
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 17, 2011
Length
17 pages
Related Bills
S. 1971 (Related)
Comprehensive Assessment of Regulations on the Economy Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 08, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 17, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 17, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to provide for the establishment of a committee to assess the effects of certain Federal regulatory mandates.

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Cosponsors
27 cosponsors (27R) (show)
Committees

Senate Environment and Public Works

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/17/2011--Introduced.
Comprehensive Assessment of Regulations on the Economy Act of 2011 - Establishes within the Department of Commerce the Cumulative Regulatory Assessment Committee to assess the cumulative energy and economic impacts of federal regulatory mandates that:
(1) are promulgated or issued (or are expected to be initiated) by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or a state or local government from January 1, 2010, to January 1, 2020;
(2) apply to one or more impacted unit; and
(3) implement any provision or requirement relating to interstate or international transport of air pollution with respect to any national ambient air quality standard, attainment of any such standard, new source performance standards, hazardous air pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions, cooling water intake structures, effluent guidelines for regulating the discharge of pollutants, the handling and disposal of coal combustion residuals, the regulation of fuels, or regional haze or reasonably attributable visibility impairment under the Clean Air Act or any other environmental regulations expected to have a significant impact on the electric power sector, the petroleum refining sector, the petrochemical production sector, pipeline facilities regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or EPA, exploration, production, or transportation of oil and natural gas, or any other manufacturing sector.
Defines "impacted unit" as any: (1) electric generating unit that sells electricity into the grid; (2) industrial, commercial, or institutional boiler or process heater; (3) petroleum refining facility that produces gasoline, heating oil, diesel fuel, jet fuel, kerosene, or petrochemical feedstocks; (4) petrochemical facility; (5) hydrocarbon exploration, extraction, manufacturing, production, or transportation facility; or (6) biofuel facility.

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