skip to main content

H.R. 1431 (115th): EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017

Call or Write Congress

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1431 amends federal law relating to the Scientific Advisory Board to establish qualifications for members, reinforce independence of the Board, and facilitate public participation in the Board’s advisory activities.

The bill requires the Board to be comprised of individuals whose education, training, and experience qualify them to evaluate scientific and technical information. The bill requires that the scientific and technical points of view be fairly balanced among Board members, and that at least ten percent of the members be drawn from state, local, or tribal governments. H ...

Sponsor and status

Frank Lucas

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Mar 8, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 30, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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.

Mar 30, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 1431 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1431 — 115th Congress: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. May 20, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1431>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.