S. 942 (104th): Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996


Jun 16, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 19, 1996 but was never passed by the House.


Christopher “Kit” Bond

Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Mar 22, 1996
Length: 44 pages

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Full Title

A bill to promote increased understanding of Federal regulations and increased voluntary compliance with such regulations by small entities, to provide for the designation of regional ombudsmen and oversight boards to monitor the enforcement practices of certain Federal agencies with respect to small business concerns, to provide relief from excessive and arbitrary regulatory enforcement actions against small entities, and for other purposes.

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Jun 16, 1995

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Mar 6, 1996
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Mar 19, 1996
Passed Senate

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