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H.R.2226: Federal and State Partnership for Environmental Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Bill Johnson, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

Federal and State Partnership for Environmental Protection Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to require the President to consult with affected states: (1) in undertaking a removal action concerning hazardous substances, pollutants, and contaminants (substances); and (2) during (currently, before) the process of selecting any appropriate remedial action.

Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and each federal entity responsible for federal facility compliance to consult with state and local officials and provide them the opportunity to participate in the planning and selection of a remedial action with respect to such a facility. Requires a determination made by state or local officials to not participate in such action to be documented in the administrative record regarding the action.

(Sec. 3) Requires the President to grant states credit for the ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 182.
Nov. 1, 2013 Committee on Transportation discharged.
Nov. 1, 2013 Provisions of this measure incorporated into H.R. 2279.
July 30, 2013 House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 1, 2013.
July 30, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-178, Part I.
June 19, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
June 19, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 18, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 6, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 6, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 7 .
June 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
June 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
June 3, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
June 3, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
May 17, 2013 Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Prior to Introduction and Referral.