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H.R.367: Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Todd Young, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 164 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) States that the purposes of this Act are to: (1) increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations, and (2) include in the definition of "major rule" any rule that implements or provides for the imposition or collection of a tax on carbon emissions. Defines "carbon tax" as a fee, levy, or price on: (1) emissions, including carbon dioxide emissions generated by the burning of coal, natural gas, or oil; or (2) coal, natural gas, or oil based on emissions, including carbon dioxide emissions, that would be generated through the fuel's combustion.

(Sec. 3) Revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking to require a federal agency promulgating a rule to include in its report to Congress and to the Comptroller General (GAO): (1) a classification of the rule as a major or non...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 9, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Aug. 2, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Aug. 2, 2013

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 232 - 183 (Roll no. 445).

Aug. 2, 2013

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 229 (Roll no. 444).

Aug. 2, 2013 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H5359)
Aug. 2, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to add a section to the bill titled "Protecting Jobs, Economic Growth, and the Health and Safety of the American Public".
Aug. 2, 2013 Ms. Kuster moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary. (consideration: CR H5358-5360; text: CR H5358)
Aug. 2, 2013 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.
Aug. 2, 2013 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H5358)
Aug. 2, 2013 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 367.
Aug. 2, 2013 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postopned.
Aug. 2, 2013 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Aug. 2, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5353-5360)
Aug. 1, 2013 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 367 as unfinished business.
Aug. 1, 2013 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Aug. 1, 2013 Mr. Goodlatte moved that the Committee rise.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Moore amendment No. 12, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Moore demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment No. 12.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Webster amendment No. 11.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKinley amendment No. 9.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) 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 (TX) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 8.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 7.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nadler amendment No. 6, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Nadler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment No. 6.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sessions amendment No. 5.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Latham amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Latham amendment No. 4.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith(MO) amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (MO) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 3.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis (IL) amendment No. 2.
Aug. 1, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Scalise amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Scalise demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Aug. 1, 2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 322, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scalise amendment No. 1.
Aug. 1, 2013 The Committee of the Whole resumed its sitting and continued with debate on H.R. 367.
Aug. 1, 2013 The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Senate.
Aug. 1, 2013 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 367.
Aug. 1, 2013 The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Aug. 1, 2013 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 322 and Rule XVIII.
Aug. 1, 2013 In each case the rule provides for one hour of debate on the bill and one motion to recommit for each bill.
Aug. 1, 2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 322. (consideration: CR H5306-5309, H5309-5332; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5315-5317)
July 31, 2013 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 322 Reported to House. In each case the rule provides for one hour of debate on the bill and one motion to recommit for each bill.
July 19, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 115.
July 19, 2013 Committee on Budget discharged.
July 19, 2013 Committee on Rules discharged.
July 19, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-160, Part I.
April 11, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 9.
April 11, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 20, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 6 - 3 .
March 20, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 5, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Budget
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Rules
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary