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

About the bill

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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Related Bills

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H.R. 3136 (Related)
Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 29, 1996

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 942” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Jun 16, 1995
Reported by Committee
Mar 6, 1996
Passed Senate
Mar 19, 1996
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27 cosponsors (21R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Mar 19, 1996 5:32 p.m.
Bill Passed 100/0

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