To ensure economic stability, accountability, and efficiency of Federal Government operations by establishing a moratorium on midnight rules during a President's final days in office, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2016
Length: 8 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Detroit News: Owens: Stop last-minute adoption of rules”
— Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Sponsor) on Mar 3, 2016
Feb 25, 2016
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Mar 1, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 10, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
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H.R. 4612 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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