About the bill
H.R. 26 amends the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to require congressional approval of major agency regulations before those regulations can go into effect.
Specifically, the bill requires Congress to pass, and the President to sign, a joint resolution approving a new major regulation issued by a regulatory agency before the regulation may take effect, instead of requiring Congress to disapprove of such regulations. Major regulations are those that produce $100 million or more in impacts on the U.S. economy, spur major increases in costs or prices for consumers ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 6, 2017
Length: 24 pages
Jan 3, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 5, 2017
This bill passed in the House on January 5, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
- See Instead:
S. 21 (same title)
Ordered Reported — May 17, 2017
H.R. 26 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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