About the bill
S. 21, which is nearly identical to 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 ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 24 pages
Jan 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 4, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 15, 2017
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 17, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 16, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
S. 21 (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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