/  H.R. 4012—Secret Science Reform Act of 2014

H.R. 4012 - Secret Science Reform Act of 2014

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 113-57 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 4012 as ordered reported by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

  • Text of H.R. 4012 PDF XML

    Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (as introduced)

  • H. Rept. 113-619 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-2 on Monday, November 17, 2014

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 756: 
Agreed to by record vote of 227-192, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 225-190, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

MANAGERS: Burgess/McGovern

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1422.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

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 Science, Space, and Technology 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. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, if offered by Representative Stewart of Utah or his designee. That amendment shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes 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 amendment printed in part A of the report.

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

9. Structured rule for H.R. 4012.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

11. Waives all points of 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 113-57 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against that 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 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.

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.

17. Structured rule for H.R. 4795.

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

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

20. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

21. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part C 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.

22. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.

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

24. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from November 21, 2014, through November 28, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

25. Section 5 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanMandates that the EPA make all scientific and technical information relied upon for rulemaking available online before proposing or finalizing new regulations.Made In Order
1Version 1Kennedy (MA), McGovern (MA), Clark, Katherine (MA)DemocratAllows the EPA to use all peer-reviewed scientific publications.Made In Order