H.R. 4315 - 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 113-55 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 4315, H.R. 4316, H.R. 4317, and H.R. 4318 as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, with modifications. 

    Text of H.R. 4315 PDF XML

    21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act (as reported)

    House Reports related to measures contained within Rules Committee Print 113-55

            ::  H. Rept. 113-537—Report to accompany H.R. 4315  PDF        
            ::  H. Rept. 113-538—Report to accompany H.R. 4316  PDF
            ::  H. Rept. 113-539—Report to accompany H.R. 4317  PDF
            ::  H. Rept. 113-540 Part 1—Report to accompany H.R. 4318  PDF

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Agreed to by record vote of 225-192, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 224-192, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. 

MANAGERS: Bishop (UT)/Polis

1. Structured rule.

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

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

4. 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 113-55 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

6. 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 a demand for division of the question.

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

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1DeFazio (OR)DemocratExcludes scientific information published solely in internal Interior Department publications from the definition of “best available science.”Made In Order
4Version 2Duffy (WI)RepublicanRevised Requires disclosure of any federal funding used by a person or a governmental or non-governmental entity in bringing a claim in a covered suit.Made In Order
2Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Amends Section 2 of the bill to clarify extent of disclosure policy as it relates to State law and to Department of Defense classified information.Made In Order
3Version 1Holt (NJ), Huffman (CA)DemocratStrikes a provision which automatically defines all data submitted by State, County or Tribal governments as the “best available science,” regardless of its merit.Made In Order