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H.R.2279: Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations 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 Cory Gardner, R-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

Title I: Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations - Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2014 - (Sec. 102) Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to remove a requirement that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) review and revise regulations promulgated under such Act at least every three years.

(Sec. 104) Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to prohibit the President from promulgating any financial responsibility requirement under such Act without first reporting on:

  • each facility or class of facilities to be covered by such requirement;
  • the development of such requirement, including why the facility or class proposed to be covered by such requirement presents the highest level of risk of injury and why they are not already covered by adequate financial responsibility requirements;
  • financial responsibility requirements promulgated by state...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 13, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Jan. 9, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 9, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 225 - 188 (Roll no. 10).

Jan. 9, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 225 (Roll no. 9).

Jan. 9, 2014 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H110-111)
Jan. 9, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a title to the bill entitled "PRESERVING THE POLLUTER PAYS PRINCIPLE AND LIMITING EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS".
Jan. 9, 2014 Mr. Peters (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H109-111; text: CR H109)
Jan. 9, 2014 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H104-105)
Jan. 9, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H109)
Jan. 9, 2014 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2279.
Jan. 9, 2014 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Jan. 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tonko Part A amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Mr. Tonko demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 455, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tonko Part A amendment No. 2.
Jan. 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sinema Part A amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Ms. Sinema demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 455, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sinema Part A amendment No. 1.
Jan. 9, 2014 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2279.
Jan. 9, 2014 The Speaker designated the Honorable Kevin Yoder to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Jan. 9, 2014 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 455 and Rule XVIII.
Jan. 9, 2014 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2279, H.R. 3362, and H.R. 3811. In each case, general debate shall be confined to one hour and one motion to recommit is allowed. The resolution specifies certain amendments are in order for H.R. 2279. Further amendments to H.R. 3362 and H.R. 3811 are not in order.
Jan. 9, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 455. (consideration: CR H96-112)
Jan. 8, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 455 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2279, H.R. 3362, and H.R. 3811. In each case, general debate shall be confined to one hour and one motion to recommit is allowed. The resolution specifies certain amendments are in order for H.R. 2279. Further amendments to H.R. 3362 and H.R. 3811 are not in order.
Nov. 1, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 183.
Nov. 1, 2013 Committee on Transportation discharged.
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. 113-179, Part I.
June 19, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 18.
June 19, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 18, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
June 6, 2013 Consideration and Mark-up Session Held by the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Prior to Introduction.
June 6, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
June 6, 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.