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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Smoke Planning and Research Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct research on wildfire smoke, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
10/30/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
11/01/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
10/30/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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
10/30/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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
10/30/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
10/30/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (25)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce10/30/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change11/01/2019 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology10/30/2019 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Environment10/30/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/30/2019)

Smoke Planning and Research Act of 2019

This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to research and mitigate the impacts of smoke emissions from wildland fires.

Specifically, the EPA must establish (1) four Centers of Excellence for Wildfire Smoke at institutions of higher education, and (2) a grant program to support community mitigation efforts.