S. 1198 (106th): Truth in Regulating Act of 2000


Jun 9, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-312


Richard Shelby

Senator from Alabama



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Last Updated: Oct 5, 2000
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a 3-year pilot project for the General Accounting Office to report to Congress on economically significant rules of Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/2000--Passed Senate amended.Truth in Regulating Act of 2000 - Provides that when a Federal agency publishes an economically significant rule, a chairman or ranking member of a committee of jurisdiction ... Read more >


Jun 9, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 3, 1999
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 9, 2000
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 3, 2000
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 17, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1198”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (9R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


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

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