H.R. 712: Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2016

To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes.

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Feb 4, 2015


Passed House on Jan 7, 2016

This bill passed in the House on January 7, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016
Length: 26 pages


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Feb 4, 2015

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Mar 24, 2015
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Jan 7, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 712 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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