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H.R. 1430: HONEST Act

About the bill

Environmental Protection Agency supporters have had a rough couple of months: a potential 31 percent budget cut, a new administrator who made his name by suing the EPA for overreach, and congressional bills to abolish the agency or at least prevent it from regulating climate change-causing greenhouse gases.

Another bill that passed the House would curtail the ability of the EPA to issue any environmental regulation based upon the science they cite.

What the bill does and what supporters say

The Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act, labelled ...

Sponsor and status

Lamar Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Mar 8, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 29, 2017

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

History

Mar 8, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 9, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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 27, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 29, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
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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