S.1466 - A bill to establish a regulatory review process for rules that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency plans to propose, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL] (Introduced 08/01/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/01/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1466 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/01/2013)
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to review each notice issued by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and published in the Federal Register relating to the preparation of any guidance, policy, memorandum, regulation, or statement of general applicability and future effect that may have a significant impact on a substantial number of agricultural entities.
Requires the Secretary, for each publication item determined to have a possible significant impact, to: (1) solicit from the EPA Administrator information to facilitate a review of the item, (2) produce an economic impact statement, (3) identify representatives of potentially affected agricultural entities to obtain advice and recommendations about the potential impacts of the item, and (4) convene a review panel that includes the Secretary to analyze the publication item.
Provides procedures for submission by the Secretary of comments to the Administrator for inclusion in the administrative record and for waiver of a panel's initiation.