H. R. 2289
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 22, 2011
Mr. Latta introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reform the Federal Communications Commission by requiring an analysis of benefits and costs during the rule making process.
This Act may be cited as the
FCC ‘ABCs’ Act of
Analysis of benefits and costs in FCC rule making process
Section 4 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 154) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
The Commission shall include in each notice of proposed rule making and in each final rule issued by the Commission an analysis of the benefits and costs of the proposed rule or final rule, respectively.
No additional appropriations authorized
The amendment made by subsection (a) does not authorize any appropriations for the express purpose, in whole or in part, of carrying out such amendment.