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H.R.2886: Social Cost of Carbon Transparency Enhancement Act of 2013

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 Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 31, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Social Cost of Carbon Transparency Enhancement Act of 2013 - Prohibits the head of a federal agency from using an estimate for the social cost of carbon until the completion of the rulemaking notice period and the receipt of public comment on such estimate.

Requires an agency head, after the completion of any cost-benefit or regulatory impact analysis used to promulgate rules or guidelines or to determine administrative actions, to: (1) submit to relevant congressional committees a report on the result of, and methods (including any method that determines the social cost of carbon) used to calculate, the cost-benefits or regulatory impact analysis; and (2) publish such report in the Federal Register. Prohibits the finalization of any cost-benefit or regulatory impact analysis for 60 days after the submission of such report and requires an agency head, during such 60-day period, to evaluate the potential benefits of each cost-benefit or regulatory impact analysis using spe...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
July 31, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
July 31, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform