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Format: 2014-11-23
Format: 2014-11-23
Nov 20, 2014
Bill
The Clean Air Act requires major new or expanding sources of air pollution to obtain permits with pollution limits before the facilities start construction.  These preconstruction permits ensure that a new or expanded facility will not increase local air pollution to levels that violate national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS), which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets for...
Nov 20, 2014
Floor Action
On November 20, 2014, the House considered H.R. 4795.  The House held general debate followed by debate on amendments offered.  The following Democratic amendment was offered: Rep. Henry A. Waxman - States that outdated air quality standards do not apply toward a preconstruction permit if the applicable federal, state, or local permitting agency determines that applying it...
Sep 17, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Cross Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S. Jobs?”  
Jul 29, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, titled “Nanotechnology: Understanding How Small Solutions Drive Big Innovation.”  
Jul 22, 2014
Floor Action
On July 22, 2014, the House considered H.R. 4450 and passed the legislation with a roll call vote of 347 - 57. 
Jul 10, 2014
Bill
On February 6, 2014, Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) introduced H.R. 4013, the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2014, with Rep. John Barrow (D-GA) and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) as original cosponsors.  As introduced, the bill creates an exemption from federal motor vehicle safety standards for certain replica motor vehicles produced or imported by a low-volume manufacturer.  The...
Jul 9, 2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade began a markup on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. ___, Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act; • H.R. 4450, Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014; and, • H.R. 4013, Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2014; On Wednesday, July 9, the...
Jun 18, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Investigation Update.”  
May 28, 2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held markup beginning on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. ___, the “Promoting New Manufacturing Act” On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, the Subcommittee convened at 4:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only.  It reconvened on Thursday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123...