H.R. 806 - Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 115-26 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 806 as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce

    Text of H.R. 806 PDF XML

    Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 (as introduced) 

    H. Rept. 115-222 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce 

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-3 on Monday, July 17, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 235-188, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 231-188 on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

MANAGERS: Burgess/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 Energy and Commerce.

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

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-26 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
2Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratStrikes subsection (h) of section 3 (relating to exceptional events) Made In Order
4Version 1Brownley (CA)DemocratProvides that the provisions of the bill would not apply if the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration, in consultation with the Director of the National Institutes of Health and the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, finds that the application of any section could lead to an increase in the incidence of asthma attacks among children. Submitted
11Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratLate Prevents implementation of the underlying bill if the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee finds that application of the bill could increase 1) asthma attacks, 2) hospitalizations of those with respiratory or cardiovascular disease or 3) heart attacks of outdoor workers and minority communities. Submitted
1Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratHalts implementation of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 if the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee finds that application could increase health risks to vulnerable populations including children, seniors, pregnant women, outdoor workers, and minority and low-income communities.Made In Order
3Version 1Cooper (TN)DemocratClarifies existing law that State Implementation Plans can incorporate local land use policies. Submitted
6Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratStates that if any state does not attain an ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) as a result of transported pollution from upwind states and if the upwind states that contribute to the nonattainment state have submitted Good Neighbor state implementation plans (SIPS) that EPA has not approved or is inadequate, then EPA has one year to promulgate rules that will limit nitrogen oxide (NOx) and volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions in the contributing states causing the nonattainment in the downwind state. This amendment also strikes the one-year extension for the Administrator to promulgate new or revised national ambient air quality standards.Submitted
9Version 1McNerney (CA), Costa (CA)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Strikes the underlying bill and replaces it with a grant program to benefit regions with the poorest air quality. Made In Order
10Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratStrikes section 6 of the bill. Made In Order
8Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratCloses the loophole which prevents aggregating emissions from any oil or gas exploration or production well. Additionally, it seeks to require the EPA to add hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants.Made In Order
5Version 1Tonko (NY)DemocratStrikes subsection (b) of Section 3, which would to allow EPA to consider technological feasibility when determining what level of pollution is safe.Made In Order
7Version 1Velázquez (NY)DemocratStates that nothing in the bill can take effect until the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of the Inspector General completes a study to analyze the impact of the bill on socially and economically disadvantaged communities and the results of the study show no adverse impacts on those communities.Submitted