H.R.724: To amend the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement for dealer certification of new light-duty motor vehicles.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Robert E. Latta, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 106 (43 Democrats, 63 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action June 9, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement that a dealer of new light-duty motor vehicles furnish a certification to the purchaser that the vehicle conforms to applicable regulations concerning emission standards, including notice of warranty rights should the vehicle fail to conform to such regulations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-109.
June 9, 2014 Signed by President.
May 30, 2014 Presented to President.
May 23, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 22, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3307)
April 1, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 342.
April 1, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. With written report No. 113-144.
Feb. 6, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Jan. 9, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Jan. 8, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 8, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 2). (text: CR H34)

Jan. 8, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H41-42)
Jan. 8, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Jan. 8, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 724.
Jan. 8, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H34-36)
Jan. 8, 2014 Mr. Latta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Jan. 7, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 238.
Jan. 7, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-320.
Dec. 10, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.