H.R. 953 - Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 115-21 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 953 as ordered reported by the Committee on Agriculture 

    Text of H.R. 953 PDF XML

    Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017 (as introduced) 

    H. Rept. 115-131 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Agriculture

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 232 - 189, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 229 - 191 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

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 Transportation and Infrastructure.

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 115-21 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 1Esty (CT)DemocratEnsures that existing clean water protections apply to the release of these toxic chemicals into the environment. Made In Order
3Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratProtects commercial, recreational and subsistence fisheries from the negative impacts of unregulated discharge. Made In Order
4Version 1Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX)DemocratProhibits the discharge of toxics in such circumstances where they would be harmful to pregnant women, or could harm fetal or early childhood development.Submitted
1Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratCreates an exception for communities that use a source of drinking water where a Federal or State emergency declaration has been issued due to a threat to public health, such as heightened exposure to an identified contaminant. Submitted
5Version 1Napolitano (CA)DemocratLate Ensures that existing Clean Water Act protections apply to waters that a State has already determined are polluted by pesticides.Submitted