H.R. 3277 (104th): Regulatory Accountability Act of 1996


Apr 18, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 18, 1996
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure congressional approval of the amount of compliance costs imposed on the private sector by regulations issued under new or reauthorized Federal laws.

Summary (CRS)

4/18/1996--Introduced.Regulatory Accountability Act of 1996 - Amends the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 with regard to Federal mandates to make it out of order in the House ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 1996

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3277”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (41R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1591 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 1997

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