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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish an Office of Environmental Justice in the Environmental Protection Agency and to authorize an environmental justice small grants program, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/25/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date All Actions
06/09/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/09/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/09/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
05/26/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/25/2017Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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
05/25/2017Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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
05/25/2017Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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
05/25/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/25/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment05/26/2017 Referred to
House Natural Resources05/25/2017 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands06/09/2017 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs06/09/2017 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans06/09/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/25/2017)

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Act of 2017

This bill establishes in the Environmental Protection Agency an Office of Environmental Justice. The office must create an environmental justice grant program that empowers and educates communities that are affected by local environmental or public health issues to understand those issues and identify ways to address them at the local level.