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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Quiet Communities Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To reestablish the Office of Noise Abatement and Control in the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/29/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date
07/31/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/30/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
07/30/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
07/30/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
07/29/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/29/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/29/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/29/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce07/29/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy07/31/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure07/29/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation07/30/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit07/30/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials07/30/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/29/2015)

Quiet Communities Act of 2015

This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reestablish an Office of Noise Abatement and Control and reauthorizes the Office's activities through FY2020.

The responsibilities of the Office must include: (1) promoting the development of effective state and local noise control programs, (2) carrying out a national noise control research program, (3) carrying out a national noise environmental assessment program, (4) establishing regional technical assistance centers to assist state and local noise control programs, (5) assessing the effectiveness of the Noise Control Act of 1972, and (6) conducting related outreach and educational activities. The Office must emphasize noise abatement approaches that rely on local and state activities, market incentives, and coordination with other agencies.

Using funds made available to the Office, the EPA must carry out a study of airport noise.

The bill amends the Noise Control Act of 1972 to expand the quiet communities grant program to include grants for establishing and implementing training programs on use of noise abatement equipment and implementing noise abatement plans.