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First Look: Congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (Public Law 115-4, 115th Congress)

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  • Energy

Repeals a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring public disclosure of payments made by oil, gas, and mining companies to governments if in excess of $100,000 a year.

Updated last November 9, 2017
for the 02/14/2017 version of HJRes 41 (Public Law No: 115-4)

Scientific Integrity Act (S 338, 115th Congress)

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Original Development Brief – Requires creation of scientific integrity policies by federal agencies that fund or conduct scientific research, under the guidance of principles established by the Office of Science and Technology Policy. 

Updated last May 22, 2017
for the 2/15/17 version of S 338.

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