H.R. 10 (112th): Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011


Jan 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 7, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Geoff Davis

Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2011
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - States that the purpose of this Act is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations.Section3 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 20, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 25, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Dec 7, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 10”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


204 cosponsors (203R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Dec 7, 2011 4:37 p.m.
Failed 187/236
Dec 7, 2011 4:42 p.m.
Failed 183/238
Dec 7, 2011 4:45 p.m.
Failed 177/246
Dec 7, 2011 4:49 p.m.
Failed 177/242
Dec 7, 2011 4:53 p.m.
Failed 183/240
Dec 7, 2011 5:30 p.m.
Passed 241/184

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3765 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2009

S. 299 (Related)
Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 7, 2011

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