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H.R. 690 (114th): Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2015

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To require each agency, in providing notice of a rule making, to include a link to a 100 word plain language summary of the proposed rule.

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Sponsor and status

Blaine Luetkemeyer

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Feb 3, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


5 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Luetkemeyer Bill to Provide More Transparency and Clarity Passes in the House
    — Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3] (Sponsor) on Jan 7, 2016

Reps. Marino, Goodlatte Praise House action on Cutting Job Crushing Regulations
    — Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA12, 2019-2019] on Oct 13, 2016

Cramer: House Passes Legislation To Eliminate Needless and Burdensome Federal Rules and Regulations
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Jan 7, 2016

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Feb 3, 2015

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Mar 24, 2015
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Jun 25, 2015
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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H.R. 690 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 690. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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