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H.R. 3117 (115th): Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017

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To prohibit the Secretary of Energy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social cost of carbon, the social cost of methane, or the social cost of nitrous oxide, in taking any action, and for other purposes.

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Evan Jenkins

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced:

Jun 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3117 will add $1 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Jun 29, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 27, 2017
 
Considered by Energy and Mineral Resources

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Nov 29, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Nov 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 2, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 3117 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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.

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