Passed House & Senate — Feb 10, 2016
Last Action: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
Explanation: This bill was passed by Congress on February 10, 2016 and goes to the President next.
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Jun 16, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
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.
Senator from Missouri
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Last Updated: Mar 22, 1996
Length: 44 pages
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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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 942”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 942 — 104th Congress: Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s942
“S. 942 — 104th Congress: Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s942>
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