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S. 15 (113th): Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013

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A bill to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law.

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Sponsor and status

Rand Paul

Sponsor. Senator for Kentucky. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2013
Length: 21 pages
Feb 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

H.R. 367 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Aug 2, 2013


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What legislators are saying

Manchin, Rockefeller Issue Senate Resolution in Honor of West Virginia Sesquicentennial
    — Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 20, 2013

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Hosts Florida Ports Caucus Meeting To Discuss the Future of Florida's 15 Public Seaports
    — Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24] on Sep 17, 2013

Transportation advocates meet with Delaney
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Sep 25, 2014

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Feb 26, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 15 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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