H.R.1732: Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015

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70 (2 Democrats, 68 Republicans)

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Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw, within 30 days, the proposed rule, "Definition of 'Waters of the United States' Under the Clean Water Act," dated April 21, 2014, describing the water bodies that fall under the scope of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act), as well as any...

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Date Description
July 14, 2016
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
May 13, 2015
Received in the Senate.
May 12, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 12, 2015

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 155 (Roll no. 219).

May 12, 2015

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 175 - 241 (Roll No. 218).

May 12, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Aguilar 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 direct the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the quality and integrity of surface waters and wetlands in the rulemaking required by the underlying bill. The agencies must: (1) safeguard public water supplies, including the Great Lakes and other areas affected by algal blooms; (2) mitigate against the drought in California and other western States; (3) preserve water for agricultural purposes, including irrigation; and (4) alleviate potential adverse impacts of flooding and coastal storms.
May 12, 2015
Mr. Aguilar moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Transportation. (consideration: CR H2852-2853; text: CR H2852)
May 12, 2015
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.
May 12, 2015
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H2852)
May 12, 2015
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1732.
May 12, 2015
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
May 12, 2015
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2851-2854)
May 12, 2015
Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, further consideration of H.R. 1732 was postponed.
May 12, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 231, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kildee Part B amendment no. 2.
May 12, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Edwards amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Edwards demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
May 12, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 231, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Edwards Part B amendment no. 1.
May 12, 2015
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1732. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 231, the rule makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text Rules Committee Print 114-13 modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report.
May 12, 2015
The Speaker designated the Honorable David Young to act as Chairman of the Committee.
May 12, 2015
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 231 and Rule XVIII.
May 12, 2015
Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1732, the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 11, and H.J. Res. 43.
May 12, 2015
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 231. (consideration: CR H2827-2840; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H2836-2837)
April 29, 2015
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 231 Reported to House. Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1732, the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 11, and H.J. Res. 43.
April 27, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 66.
April 27, 2015
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 114-93.
April 15, 2015
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 22.
April 15, 2015
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 15, 2015
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Discharged.
April 14, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
April 13, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
April 13, 2015

Introduced in the House by Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

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