H.R. 1430: HONEST Act

H.R. 1430 prohibits the EPA from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not publicly available. Specifically, the bill amends Section 6(b) of the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating a “covered action” unless all scientific and technical information relied ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 8, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 29, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 29, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 8, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 9, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 24, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Mar 29, 2017
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1430 is 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.

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