H.R. 4612: Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2016

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.

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Feb 25, 2016


Reported by Committee on Mar 1, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 1, 2016.


Tim Walberg

Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2016
Length: 8 pages


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Feb 25, 2016

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Mar 1, 2016
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H.R. 4612 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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