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H.R. 5 (115th): Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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 Auer doctrines to end judicial deference to bureaucrats’ statutory and regulatory interpretations.

Title III which requires agencies to account for the direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of new regulations on ...

Sponsor and status

Bob Goodlatte

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 87 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 11, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 11, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 29, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

H.R. 5 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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