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H.R. 1422 (113th): EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2014

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To amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific Advisory Board member qualifications, public participation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Stewart

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2014
Length: 9 pages
Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 18, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


21 Cosponsors (21 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Stewart's Bill Passes the House; Enhances Transparency and Balance at the EPA
    — Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2] (Sponsor) on Nov 18, 2014

View From the Capitol - Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's Newsletter for the Week of November 17-21, 2014
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 21, 2014

Rep. Bonamici Statement on Passage of Legislation that Will Undermine Science Research
    — Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] on Nov 19, 2014

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Mar 20, 2013
Considered by Environment

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 9, 2013

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Apr 11, 2013
Ordered Reported

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Nov 18, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1422 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1422. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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