H.R. 5982: Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes.

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Sep 9, 2016


Reported by Committee on Sep 14, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 14, 2016.


Darrell Issa

Representative for California's 49th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages


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Sep 9, 2016

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Sep 14, 2016
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H.R. 5982 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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