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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Pollution Transparency Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish a cost of greenhouse gases for carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide to be used by Federal agencies, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
10/05/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
10/16/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/05/2017Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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
10/05/2017Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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
10/05/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform10/05/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary10/05/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law10/16/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/05/2017)

Pollution Transparency Act

The heads of federal agencies in making certain rulemaking or procurement decisions must consider the costs of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide emissions as specified in the bill.

The bill establishes the Interagency Working Group on the Costs of Greenhouse Gases. The working group must evaluate the calculation method of the cost of greenhouse gases every five years.

The bill also establishes the Costs of Greenhouse Gases Scientific Review Committee. The 10 members of the committee must be selected by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and represent relevant scientific fields. The committee must make recommendations to the working group regarding revisions to the greenhouse gas calculation method.