H.R. 1431: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 8, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 30, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 30, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Frank Lucas

Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

27% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (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 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

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1431 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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