H.R. 2218 - Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013

Environmental protection. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on July 25, 2013 
Amendments:
3 proposed amendments. 1 accepted. 2 rejected. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 25, 2013.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 265 voted NO: 155
14 voted present/not voting

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Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013

H.R. 2218 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment.
Other Titles
  • Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
  • Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
  • Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
Sponsor
David McKinley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative remedies
  • Air quality
  • Coal
  • Dams and canals
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Emergency planning and evacuation
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Introduced4/11/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (3 proposed)
Passed House7/25/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 415 (Waxman) to H.R. 2218: Amendment sought to provide that State permit programs would be protective of human health ...7/25/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
185 voted YES 231 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 416 (Tonko) to H.R. 2218: Amendment sought to require the EPA Administrator to find a State coal combustion residual ...7/25/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
176 voted YES 239 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2218: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 20137/25/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
192 voted YES 225 voted NO 17 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 2218: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 20137/25/2013This bill PASSED the House
265 voted YES 155 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Connolly amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.7/25/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/03/2013
4/11/2013Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Prior to Introduction and Referral.
6/03/2013Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
6/04/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
6/06/2013Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
6/06/2013Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
6/18/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
6/19/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/19/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 16.
7/10/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-148.
Put on a legislative calendar7/10/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 107.
7/23/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 315 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2218 and H.R. 1582.
7/25/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Rob Bishop to act as Chairman of the Committee.
7/25/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2218.
7/25/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 315, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly Part A Amendment No. 1.
7/25/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 315, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waxman Part A Amendment No. 2.
7/25/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Waxman Part A Amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Waxman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/25/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 315, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tonko Part A Amendment No. 3.
7/25/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tonko Part A Amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Tonko demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/25/2013UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoptopn of amendments which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings were postponed.
7/25/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2218.
7/25/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7/25/2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
7/25/2013Ms. McCollum moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce.
7/25/2013DEBATE - The House proeeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McCollum motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion to seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to require that the implementing agency of any coal ash permit granted under the bill ensure that all wet disposal structures meet criteria for design, construction, operation, and maintenance sufficient to prevent contamination of groundwater and sources of drinking water, including the Great Lakes pending reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
7/25/2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
7/25/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7/25/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 315.
7/25/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2218 and H.R. 1582.
7/25/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 315 and Rule XVIII.
select this voteVote7/25/2013H.Amdt. 415 (Waxman) to H.R. 2218: Amendment sought to provide that State permit programs would be protective of human health ...
select this voteVote7/25/2013H.Amdt. 416 (Tonko) to H.R. 2218: Amendment sought to require the EPA Administrator to find a State coal combustion residual ...
select this voteVote7/25/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2218: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage7/25/2013H.R. 2218: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
7/25/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Connolly.
select this voteVote7/25/2013On agreeing to the Connolly amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/25/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Waxman.
7/25/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Tonko.
7/29/2013Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar7/30/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 414Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11]July 25, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 25, 2013.

Amendment requires States to update their certification documents with EPA and to include in those documents a State emergency action plan for responding to spills or leaks.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 415Waxman, Henry [D-CA33]July 25, 2013Failed by roll call vote on July 25, 2013.

Amendment sought to provide that State permit programs would be protective of human health and the environment.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 416Tonko, Paul [D-NY20]July 25, 2013Failed by roll call vote on July 25, 2013.

Amendment sought to require the EPA Administrator to find a State coal combustion residual permit program deficient if the implementation of the program threatens human health or the environment in any other State. Under the amendment, any State could request that the EPA Administrator review another State's coal combustion residuals permit program for deficiency.

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