H.R. 1287 (113th): Sound Science Act of 2013


Mar 20, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Stephen Fincher

Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To ensure high standards for Federal agency use of scientific information.

Summary (CRS)

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.


Mar 20, 2013

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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.


11 cosponsors (8R, 3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1947 (Related)
Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013

Failed House
Jun 20, 2013

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