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H.R.3684: Listen to Americans First 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 Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 7, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Listen to Americans First Act of 2013 - Prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for travel outside the United States or its territories by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) until: (1) EPA conducts public listening sessions on rulemaking targeting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants in each of the 15 states with the highest percentage of electricity generated by coal in 2012 (West Virginia, Kentucky, Wyoming, Indiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Utah, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Montana, and Wisconsin); and (2) the Administrator certifies to Congress that such sessions have taken place.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 7, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
Dec. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
Dec. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Dec. 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce