About the bill
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 small businesses and find flexible ways to reduce them. Specifically, the title amends the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) to ensure agencies adequately analyze proposed rules for their potential impacts on small ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 87 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
What legislators are saying
“Luetkemeyer's House-Passed Transparency Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate”
— Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 10, 2017
Jul 24, 2013
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2122 (113th).
Jan 13, 2015
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 185 (114th).
Jan 3, 2017
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.
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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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