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H.R. 1557 (113th): Plain Regulations Act of 2013

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4/15/2013--Introduced. Plain Regulations Act of 2013 - Requires the head of each executive agency to: (1) implement a program for using plain language in writing new and revised regulations, and (2) certify to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that each proposed or final rule is in plain language.

Requires the Director to: (1) publish agency certifications of compliance with plain language requirements on OMB's website, and (2) return proposed agency regulations that fail to meet such requirements to be redrafted and resubmitted for approval.

Denies jurisdiction to any court to review compliance or noncompliance with any provision of this Act.