S. 474 (112th): Small Business Regulatory Freedom Act of 2011


Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2011
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reform the regulatory process to ensure that small businesses are free to compete and to create jobs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/3/2011--Introduced.Small Business Regulatory Freedom Act of 2011 - Amends the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) to revise the regulatory process (rulemaking) with respect to small entities (i.e., small businesses, small organizations, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2011

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


12 cosponsors (12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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

S. 3572 (Related)
Restoring Tax and Regulatory Certainty to Small Businesses Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2012

S. 2199 (Related)
Grow America Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2012

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