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H.R. 3797 - SENSE Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 3797 PDF XML

    SENSE Act (as reported) 

  • H. Rept. 114-445 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-4 on Monday, March 14, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 640: 
Adopted by record vote of 235-176, after agreeing ot the previous question by record vote of 235-177, on Tuesday, March 17, 2016.  

MANAGERS:Stivers/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 4596.

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

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 Energy and Commerce 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 the Member designated in the report. The amendment 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 amendment printed in part A of the report.

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

9. Structured rule for H.R. 3797.

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

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

12. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

14. Makes in order only those 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
2Version 1Bera (CA)DemocratRequires a GAO report on the increase in sulfur dioxide and other air pollution emissions that result from this Act and the effect of such emissions on public health.Made In Order
6Version 1Butterfield (NC)DemocratLate Requires the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to certify that the implementation of HR 3797 will not adversely affect vulnerable populations. The Act would not go into effect if the Administrator certifies that it will have an adverse impact on those populations. Submitted
1Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratGives the Governor of a State the ability to opt-out of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule portion of the bill if the Governor determines that implementing that provision would increase the overall cost of complying with EPA’s rule.Made In Order
4Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratStrikes the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule portion of the bill.Made In Order
3Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratRequires the EPA to provide notice to communities about the anticipated effects of this Act on air quality not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act. Made In Order
5Version 1Veasey (TX)DemocratEnsures public health is taken into account by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency before law goes into effect.Made In Order