Text: S.1536 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/23/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1536


To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to include in any proposed rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions and imposes increased costs on other Federal agencies an offset from funds available to the Administrator for all projected increased costs that the proposed rule would impose on other Federal agencies.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 23, 2013

Mr. Flake (for himself, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Heller, and Mr. McCain) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to include in any proposed rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions and imposes increased costs on other Federal agencies an offset from funds available to the Administrator for all projected increased costs that the proposed rule would impose on other Federal agencies.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Agency PAYGO Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Offsets for increased costs to Federal agencies for regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

(a) In general.—If the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency proposes a rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions and imposes increased costs on one or more other Federal agencies, the Administrator shall include in the proposed rule an offset from funds available to the Administrator for all projected increased costs that the proposed rule would impose on other Federal agencies.

(b) No offsets.—If the Administrator proposes a rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions and imposes increased costs on one or more other Federal agencies but does not provide an offset in accordance with paragraph (1), the Administrator may not finalize the rule until the promulgation of the final rule is approved by law.