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H.R. 4768 (114th): Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 16, 2016 (Introduced).


I

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4768

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 16, 2016

(for himself, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Marino, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Buck, Mr. Yoho, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Brat, Mrs. Love, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Babin, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Rouzer, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Messer, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Labrador, Mr. Trott, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. DeSantis, Mr. Loudermilk, Mr. Issa, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Culberson, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Walker, Mr. Olson, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Renacci, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Gosar, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Griffith, and Mr. Smith of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to the judicial review of agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016.

2.

Judicial review of statutory and regulatory interpretations

Section 706 of title 5, United States Code, is amended, in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking all relevant questions of law, interpret constitutional and statutory provisions and inserting de novo all relevant questions of law, including the interpretation of constitutional and statutory provisions and rules.