H.R. 5: Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

H.R. 5 combines six previously passed bills to eliminate what bill sponsors call overly burdensome red tape and regulation. Major provisions of the legislation include:

Title I which requires agencies to choose the lowest-cost rulemaking alternative that meets statutory objectives and requires greater opportunity for public input and vetting of critical information.

Title II which repeals the Chevron and ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 11, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 11, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 87 pages

Prognosis:

31% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 11, 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. 5 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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