S. 3382 (112th): Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2012


Jul 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2012
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/12/2012--Introduced.Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2012 - Defines a "covered civil action" as a civil action seeking to compel agency action and alleging that an agency is ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 12, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3382”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 714 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 11, 2013

H.R. 3862 (Related)
Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2012

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 27, 2012

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