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H.R. 2279 (113th): Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013

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To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act relating to review of regulations under such Act and to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 relating to financial responsibility for classes of facilities.

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Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2014
Length: 15 pages
Jun 6, 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 January 9, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act (Jan 8, 2014)

What legislators are saying

Conyers Objects to Congressional Giveaway to Corporate Polluters
    — Rep. John Conyers [D-MI13, 2013-2017] on Jan 9, 2014

January 13, 2014 - Extending Unemployment Insurance
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Jan 13, 2014

Energy and Commerce Committee Unanimously Passes Waxman Amendment to Ensure Facilities Report Information on Chemicals to State Emergency Response Commissions
    — Rep. Henry Waxman [D-CA33, 2013-2014] on Jun 20, 2013

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Jun 6, 2013

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Jun 19, 2013
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Jan 9, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2279 (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. 2279. 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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