Summary: H.R.2138 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2003)

Department of Environmental Protection Act - Redesignates the Environmental Protection Agency as the Department of Environmental Protection, to be headed by a Secretary of Environmental Protection who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Provides for other officials, including three under-secretaries for: (1) science and information; (2) policy, planning, and innovation; and (3) implementation, compliance and enforcement.

Establishes the Bureau of Environmental Statistics within the Department. Subjects the statistical procedures and methodology of the Bureau to periodic peer review.