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H.R. 4315 (113th): Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 27, 2014 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4315

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 27, 2014

(for himself, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Amodei, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Harris, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, and Mr. Valadao) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species, and for other purposes.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act .

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Requirement to publish on the Internet the basis for listings

Section 4(b) of the Endangered Species Act ( 16 U.S.C. 1533(b) ) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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The Secretary shall make publicly available on the Internet the best scientific and commercial data available that are the basis for each regulation, including each proposed regulation, promulgated under subsection (a)(1).

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