Week ending December 15, 2017
H.R.1733 – To direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil
Under HR 1733 the Department of Energy is directed to update 2005 reporting on the energy and environmental benefits of re-refining used lube oil and to address measures needed to increase the responsible collection of used oil.
The bill also requires the dissemination of public information concerning the sustainable reuse options for used oil and promote sustainable reuse of used oil by federal agencies those receiving federal grants, entities contracting with the federal government and the public.
(Full text of H.R. 1733 congress.gov)
|Sponsor: Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] (Introduced 03/27/2017)|
Status: Passed House /
VOTES and FLOOR ACTION
On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill. Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to recommit:
Text of the motion:
COST AND IMPACT
Cost to the taxpayers: CBO estimates that the affected agencies would spend less than $500,000 to meet the bill’s requirements. Such spending would be subject to appropriation.
Pay-as-you-go requirements: Enacting H.R. 1733 would not affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply.
Regulatory and Other Impact: H.R. 1733 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
Dynamic Scoring: CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 1733 would not increase net direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2028
Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
Earmark Certification: Data not available
Duplication of programs: Data not available
Direct Rule-Making: Data not available
Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available
Budget Authority: Data not available
Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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