S. 1397 (113th): Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2013


Jul 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Rob” Portman

Junior Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2013
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the efficiency, management, and interagency coordination of the Federal permitting process through reforms overseen by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2013--Introduced.Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2013 - Establishes the Federal Permitting Improvement Council to be chaired by a Federal Chief Permitting Officer (Federal CPO) who is an officer of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1397”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (6D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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