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H.R. 2804 - All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act of 2013

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-38 PDF XML

    Showing the texts of H.R. 2804, as ordered reported by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; H.R. 2122 and H.R. 1493, as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary; and H.R. 2542 as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Small Business.

  • Text of H.R. 2804 PDF XML
    All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act of 2013 (as introduced) 
  • Text of H. Rept. 113-354 Part 1 PDF

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-2 on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 487: 
AGREED TO by record vote of 231-185, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 224-192, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. 

MANAGERS: Woodall/Polis

1. Closed rule for H.R. 3865.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

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 Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

7. Structured rule for H.R. 2804.

8. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

10. 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 113-38 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

12. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in 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 division of the question.

13. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

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

15. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of February 27, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1 of rule XV, relating to H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood insurance Affordability Act.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 3Brady, Kevin (TX)RepublicanRevised Requires federal agencies to identify in any Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) the achievable objective of the proposed rule and the metrics to be used. Also requires federal agencies in issuing final rules to certify that the rule meets the objectives the agency identified in the NPR.Made In Order
4Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratStrikes the 6 month moratorium on finalizing rules. Made In Order
1Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratExempts from Title IV any proposed consent decree or settlement agreement that prevents or is intended to prevent discrimination on the basis of race, religion, or other protected category.Submitted
16Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratExempts any rule pertaining to consumer product safety, including children's toys, cribs, and car seats.Submitted
17Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Exempts any rule pertaining to air quality or water quality. Made In Order
15Version 1Courtney (CT), Miller, George (CA)DemocratExempts regulations proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to protect beryllium-exposed workers from contracting chronic beryllium disease and lung cancer. Submitted
6Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratExempts rules made by the Secretary of Homeland Security, or any consent decree or settlement made as a result of the rule.Made In Order
7Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratExempts food safety rules, or consent decrees or settlements pertaining to any food safety rule.Submitted
14Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratExcludes from the bill any rule, consent decree, or settlement agreement that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget determines would result in net job creation or whose benefits exceeds its costs.Made In Order
5Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanWithdrawn Lowers the definition of a major rule and guidance from $100 million to $50 million annually. Made In Order
11Version 1Miller, George (CA), Courtney (CT)DemocratExempts regulations proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent combustible dust explosions and fires. Made In Order
12Version 1Miller, George (CA), Courtney (CT)DemocratExempts any mine safety and health standard or workplace safety and health regulation proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor that has been in any stage of the rulemaking process for 5 years or longer since the proposed rule’s initial regulatory action.Submitted
13Version 1Miller, George (CA), Courtney (CT)DemocratExempts any regulations, or modifications thereto, which have been recommended in writing by the Inspector General of a federal agency, including but not limited to those which would improve protections for taxpayers, students, public and workplace safety and health, or otherwise increase the effectiveness or efficiency of agency activities. Made In Order
8Version 1Murphy, Patrick (FL)DemocratCuts titles II and IV from the bill.Made In Order
9Version 1Rigell (VA)RepublicanExpands the requirements of initial regulatory flexibility analyses to include an analysis of any impairment of the ability of small entities to have access to credit.Made In Order
10Version 1Rothfus (PA), Barr, (KY)RepublicanAdds terms to define a negative-impact on jobs and wages rule, helps agencies identify a negative-impact on jobs and wages rule, and requires agency heads approving a negative-impact on jobs and wages rule to submit a statement that they approved the rule knowing of its negative-impact on jobs and wages. Made In Order
3Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanMakes a technical correction that ensures the current requirement, under the Regulatory Flexibility Act, that each agency annually publish a list of regulations to be reviewed pursuant to its periodic review plan, remains so.Made In Order