About the bill
Should de facto regulations, which were adopted under a less circuitous process, be centralized for the public to read — in a way that might make them easier for Congress to repeal?
The Obama Administration would often have its federal agencies eschew official “rules” or “regulations” by instead issuing “guidance” or “statements of policy.” Technically these were able to avoid the bureaucratic requirements associated with issuing “rules” or “regulations” which have to go through a more cumbersome process including public comment.
These guidance documents are supposed to be voluntary and ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Jan 11, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 11, 2018
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Feb 14, 2018
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Jun 7, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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S. 2296 (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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