H. R. 4315
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 27, 2014
Mr. Hastings of Washington (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
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:
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).