H.R.64 - Strengthening Science at the Environmental Protection Agency Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] (Introduced 01/03/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Science | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 107-311|
|Latest Action:||05/01/2002 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.64 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Strengthening Science at the Environmental Protection Agency Act - States that conducting, sponsoring, and evaluating environmental science and technology research shall be a central mission of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Passed House amended (04/30/2002)
Requires the President to appoint a Deputy Administrator for Science and Technology of the EPA to coordinate and oversee the agency's science and technology activities and ensure that its decisions are informed by the results of appropriate and relevant research.
Requires appointment of an Assistant Administrator for Research and Development, who shall be a person with an outstanding science and technology background.