S. 536: Regulation Costs to America Act

Introduced:
Mar 12, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Junior Senator from Florida
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 12, 2013
Length
2 pages
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 12, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 12, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 12, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

7% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

A bill to require a study and report by the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the costs of Federal regulations.

Summary

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committees

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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3/12/2013--Introduced.
Regulation Costs to America Act - Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) conduct an annual study of the total costs of federal regulations; and (2) report to Congress on the findings, including an estimate of the total annual costs of federal regulations by agency.

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