H.R. 21: Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

President Obama’s administration issued a record number of regulations during the lame duck sessionafter the election. Known as “midnight rules,” these actions drew the ire of Republicans who considered them liberal executive overreach during the end of a presidency whose party had just been voted out of office. A bill passed by the House could make it much easier for ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 4, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 4, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Darrell Issa

Representative for California's 49th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 34 (same title)
Ordered Reported by Committee — May 17, 2017

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 21 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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