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H.R.2804: ALERRT Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor George Holding, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 10 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 24, 2013
Latest Major Action March 4, 2014
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Bill Summary

Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency Act of 2014 or the ALERRT Act of 2014 - Title I: All Economic Regulations Are Transparent Act - All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014 or the ALERT Act of 2014 - (Sec. 102) Requires the head of each federal agency to submit a monthly report to the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each rule such agency expects to propose or finalize during the following year. Sets forth the required content of such reports, including: (1) a summary of the nature of the rule, (2) the objectives of and legal basis for issuance of the rule, (3) the stage of the rulemaking as of the date of submission, and (4) whether the rule is subject to periodic review as a rule with a significant economic impact.

Requires each agency head to submit a monthly report for any rule expected to be finalized during the following year for ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 4, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Feb. 27, 2014 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2804.
Feb. 27, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 27, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 236 - 179 (Roll no. 78).

Feb. 27, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 229 (Roll no. 77). (consideration: CR H2027)

Feb. 27, 2014 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H2026)
Feb. 27, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill a new section titled no delay of any regulation that saves tax dollars, helps small businesses and veterans, prevents discrimination, or protects consumers.
Feb. 27, 2014 Ms. Esty moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary. (consideration: CR H2025-2027; text: CR H2025)
Feb. 27, 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.
Feb. 27, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H2025)
Feb. 27, 2014 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2804.
Feb. 27, 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.
Feb. 27, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the George Miller (CA) amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. George Miller (CA) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 27, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the George Miller (CA) amendment No. 11.
Feb. 27, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the George Miller (CA) amendment No. 10, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. George Miller (CA) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 27, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the George Miller (CA) amendment No. 10.
Feb. 27, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 9, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 27, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 9.
Feb. 27, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 27, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 8.
Feb. 27, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Connolly (VA) amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Connolly (VA) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 27, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly (VA) amendment No. 7.
Feb. 27, 2014 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Feb. 27, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2014-2027)
Feb. 26, 2014 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2804 as unfinished business.
Feb. 26, 2014 On motion to rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Feb. 26, 2014 Mr. Goodlatte moved to rise.
Feb. 26, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tipton amendment No. 6.
Feb. 26, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rigell amendment No. 5.
Feb. 26, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brady (TX) amendment No. 4.
Feb. 26, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rothfus amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rothfus demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 26, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rothfus amendment No. 3.
Feb. 26, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (PA) amendment No. 2.
Feb. 26, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 487, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 1.
Feb. 26, 2014 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2804.
Feb. 26, 2014 The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
Feb. 26, 2014 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 487 and Rule XVIII.
Feb. 26, 2014 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3865 and H.R. 2804. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill.
Feb. 26, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 487. (consideration: CR H1971-1995; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H1979-1988)
Feb. 26, 2014 Rule H. Res. 487 passed House.
Feb. 25, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 487 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3865 and H.R. 2804. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill.
Feb. 25, 2014 Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Oversight and Government, H. Rept. 113-354, Part II.
Feb. 21, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
Feb. 21, 2014 Committee on Judiciary discharged.
Feb. 21, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 113-354, Part I.
Feb. 11, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 15.
Feb. 11, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
July 24, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
July 24, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform