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H.R. 1582 - Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-19 PDF XML

    Showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

  • Text of H.R. 1582 PDF XML

    Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 (as introduced)

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-164 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 315: 
ADOPTED by record vote of 232-188, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 224-191, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.  

MANAGERS: Burgess/Hastings(FL)

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2218.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the COmmittee on Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill shall be considered as original text for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points or oder against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part A of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Structured rule for H.R. 1582.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

11. Waives all points or order against consideration of the bill.

12. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-19 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

14. makes in order only those further amendments printed in Part B of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in there export, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

15. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part B of the report.

16. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
5Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratAdds more transparency to the methodology DOE would use to evaluate EPA rules. Requires DOE to subject their evaluation process to public comment and utilize the National Academy of Sciences to review DOE’s procedure.Submitted
11Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratLate States that the act shall not apply to rules that make America’s waterways safer for fishing and swimming. Submitted
7Version 1Connolly (VA), Kildee (MI)DemocratPrevents Sec. 2 of the bill from applying to rules related to protecting air and water quality.Made In Order
2Version 1Culberson (TX), Hunter (CA)RepublicanProhibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using the “social cost of carbon” formula in its benefits assessment of any energy-related rule that is estimated to cost more than $1 billion until the EPA promulgates a final rule on the social cost of carbon.Made In Order
3Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanStates that the act shall not apply to a rule the the Secretary of Energy determines is necessary to improve the bulk-power system of the United States from the adverse affects of electromagnetic pulse or geomagnetic disturbances. Submitted
4Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratEliminates redundant Department of Energy oversight and analysis.Made In Order
6Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratWithdrawn Requires that the Secretary of Energy balances both the costs and benefits of a proposed EPA rule when determining its impacts on the economy.Withdrawn
12Version 1Murphy, Tim (PA)RepublicanLate Prohibits the EPA from using the "social cost of carbon" valuation affected by this bill.Made In Order
9Version 1Rush (IL)DemocratLate States that the act shall not apply to rules that save consumers money at the gas pump.Submitted
8Version 1Tonko (NY)DemocratLate States that the act shall not apply unless the Director of OMB determines that the DOE analysis would not be duplicative of other analyses, would not unnecessarily delay promulgation of rules, and would not result in wasteful spending.Submitted
10Version 1Waxman (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 2 of the bill, which allows DOE to effectively veto EPA rules. Made In Order
1Version 2Woodall (GA)RepublicanRevised Requires EPA to make publicly available all data and documents relied upon by the Agency to develop estimates under the bill.Made In Order