H. R. 1087
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 7, 2019
Mr. Luetkemeyer (for himself, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Holding, Mr. Huizenga, Mr. Riggleman, Mr. Arrington, Mr. Rouzer, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Ratcliffe) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To require each agency, in providing notice of a rulemaking, to include a link to a 100-word plain language summary of the proposed rule.
This Act may be cited as the
Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2019.
Requirement to post a 100-word summary to regulations.gov
Section 553(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—
in paragraph (2) by striking
; and and inserting
in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by inserting after paragraph (3) the following:
the internet address of a summary of not more than 100 words in length of the proposed rule, in plain language, that shall be posted on the internet website under section 206(d) of the E-Government Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501 note) (commonly known as regulations.gov);