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H.R. 1430: HONEST Act

CBO Score

$5 million

Date of Report

Wed March 29th, 2017

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible.

115th Congress
Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith — R — TX

Introduced 03/08/17
Passed House: 03/29/17
Latest Action: 03/29/17

H.R. 1430 would amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating a “covered action” unless all scientific and technical information relied on to support that action is publicly available online in a manner that is sufficient for independent analysis and substantial reproduction of research results. Covered actions would include assessments of risks, exposure, or hazards; documents specifying criteria, guidance, standards, or limitations; and regulations and regulatory impact statements.

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