SB 468 – Scientific Integrity Act

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Michael Lee (R-New Hanover); Sen. Paul Newton (R-Cabarrus, Union); Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir, Wayne)


This bill modifies the procedure for adopting a permanent rule requiring agencies authorized to implement and enforce State and federal environmental laws to provide citations for any data used as a basis for the rule within the notice of the proposed text of a rule. This bill also requires agencies to consider any challenges regarding the cited data received during the comment period.


Filed – 4/1/2021