Congress   115
Bill #   HR1430
Sponsor   Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]
Title   Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of 2017
Date Introduced 03/08/2017
Policy Issue Science Funding
Description Summary This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating a covered action unless all scientific and technical information relied on to support such action is the best available science, specifically identified, and publicly available in a manner sufficient for independent analysis and substantial reproduction of research results. A covered action includes a risk, exposure, or hazard assessment, criteria document, standard, limitation, regulation, regulatory impact analysis, or guidance. Personally identifiable information, trade secrets, or commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential must be redacted prior to public availability.
Related Bills HR1431
Date of Action 3/30/2017
Latest Action Referred to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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