Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1030 - Secret Science Reform Act of 2015

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Mar 3, 2015 3:00 PM

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Crowley (NY), Huffman (CA)

#3

WITHDRAWN Ensures that the EPA will not be prevented from relying on scientific studies that form the basis of the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community on climate change as found in the conclusions of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the National Climate Assessment.

Edwards (MD)

#2

Authorizes $250 million for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2019.

Kennedy (MA), McGovern (MA), Clark, Katherine (MA)

#1

Allows the EPA to use all peer-reviewed scientific publications.

McKinley (WV)

#4

LATE REVISED Defines “Best Available Science" to include adverse effects their regulations, guidance, and other documents and assessments have on the public.