/  H.R. 1029—EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015

H.R. 1029 - EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 114-10 PDF XML

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

  • Text of H.R. 1029 PDF XML

    EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015 (as reported)
            :: H.R. 1029 (as introduced)  PDF XML

  • H. Rept. 114-33 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-4 on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 138: 
Agreed to by record vote of 236-180, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 232-181, on Tuesday, March 17, 2015
 

MANAGERS: Burgess/Hastings (FL)

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1029.

2. 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.

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 114-10 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 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. 1030.

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 114-11 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.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
5Version 1Bonamici (OR)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Improves the selection of members for EPA’s Science Advisory Board by increasing transparency and ensuring balance among board participants; Promotes public participation in the Board’s review process.Made In Order
3Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits an EPA Science Advisory Board member from participating in any advisory action for which there is evidence that the action may involve a specific party in which the member has an interest. Made In Order
1Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanWithdrawn Ensures that the EPA considers adverse public health, welfare, social, economic and energy effects their regulations, guidance, and other documents and assessments have on the public. This language is derived from Section 109 of the Clean Air Act.Withdrawn
2Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanProhibits an individual from sitting on the Board if they are currently receiving EPA contracts or grants; and then would prohibit them from being allowed to apply for, 3 years after serving as a Board member, for any EPA contracts or grants.Made In Order
6Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanLate Prohibits the consideration of specified assessments regarding climate change by the Board.Submitted
4Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratRequires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to solicit nominations for Advisory Board membership from (1) Institutions of Higher Education and (2) research institutions based in work relevant to that of the Board.Made In Order