Summary: H.R.1304 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1304. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/20/2013)

Flexibility to Farm Act - Permits the chief executive of a state to exempt farmers in the state from a requirement of a covered federal environmental law by determining that such requirement is unduly burdensome.

Requires the chief executive to solicit and accept public comments for at least 90 days before finalizing any such determination.

Defines "covered federal environmental law" to mean the Clean Air Act insofar as it applies to emissions of air pollutants other than those resulting from the combustion of fossil fuel and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act).