New Cosponsor — Jul 31, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (8 Republicans, 3 Democrats).
Mar 20, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2013
Length: 4 pages
To ensure high standards for Federal agency use of scientific information.
3/20/2013--Introduced.Sound Science Act of 2013 - Requires federal agencies, by January 1, 2014, to have in effect guidelines to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of the ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1287”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1287 — 113th Congress: Sound Science Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1287
“H.R. 1287 — 113th Congress: Sound Science Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1287>
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