H.R. 1734 (114th): Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015

The Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Act of 2015 would outline minimum requirements for state-run permit programs on the management and disposal of coal ash. The bill would grant the Environmental Protection Agency with the authority to check that state permit programs meet the minimum requirements for safe disposal of ash, but otherwise allows state discretion over permits. The National Rural ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 13, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 50 pages

History

Apr 13, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 15, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Jun 9, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 22, 2015
 
Passed House

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

H.R. 1734 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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