H.R. 3010 (112th): Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011


Sep 22, 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 2, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2011
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Defines "major rule" and "major guidance" for purposes of this Act as a rule or guidance that is likely to impose:(1) an annual cost on the economy of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 22, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 3, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Dec 2, 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. 3010”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


36 cosponsors (30R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Dec 2, 2011 11:26 a.m.
Failed 187/232
Dec 2, 2011 11:30 a.m.
Failed 162/250
Dec 2, 2011 11:33 a.m.
Failed 171/242
Dec 2, 2011 11:38 a.m.
Failed 174/247
Dec 2, 2011 11:42 a.m.
Failed 175/247
Dec 2, 2011 12:23 p.m.
Passed 253/167

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. 1591 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 1997

S. 1606 (Related)
Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

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