H. R. 1702
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 9, 2021
Mrs. Murphy of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to require Federal agencies to submit to the Comptroller General of the United States a report on rules that are revoked, suspended, replaced, amended, or otherwise made ineffective.
This Act may be cited as the
GAO Database Modernization Act of 2021.
Rules no longer in effect
Section 801(a)(1) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
For any rule submitted under subparagraph (A), if the Federal agency promulgating the rule, in whole or in part, revokes, suspends, replaces, amends, or otherwise makes the rule ineffective, or the rule is made ineffective for any other reason, the Federal agency shall submit to the Comptroller General a report containing—
the title of the rule;
the Federal Register citation for the rule, if any;
the date on which rule was submitted to the Comptroller General; and
a description of the provisions of the rule that are being revoked, suspended, replaced, amended, or otherwise made ineffective.