H.R.2138 - Department of Environmental Protection Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ose, Doug [R-CA-3] (Introduced 05/15/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/09/2003 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2138 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
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.