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H.R. 1030 - Secret Science Reform Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 114-11 PDF XML

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

  • Text of H.R. 1030 PDF XML

    Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (as introduced) 

  • H. Rept. 114-34 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
3Version 1Crowley (NY), Huffman (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Ensures that the EPA will not be prevented from relying on scientific studies that form the basis of the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community on climate change as found in the conclusions of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the National Climate Assessment.Withdrawn
2Version 1Edwards (MD)DemocratAuthorizes $250 million for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2019.Made In Order
1Version 1Kennedy (MA), McGovern (MA), Clark, Katherine (MA)DemocratAllows the EPA to use all peer-reviewed scientific publications.Made In Order
4Version 3McKinley (WV)RepublicanLate Revised Defines “Best Available Science" to include adverse effects their regulations, guidance, and other documents and assessments have on the public.Submitted