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H.R. 1702: GAO Database Modernization Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 9, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1702

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the GAO Database Modernization Act of 2021.

2.

Rules no longer in effect

Section 801(a)(1) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(D)

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—

(i)

the title of the rule;

(ii)

the Federal Register citation for the rule, if any;

(iii)

the date on which rule was submitted to the Comptroller General; and

(iv)

a description of the provisions of the rule that are being revoked, suspended, replaced, amended, or otherwise made ineffective.

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