IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 2, 2022
Mr. Rubio (for himself, Mr. Risch, and Ms. Ernst) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To ensure a complete analysis of the potential impacts of rules on small entities, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Hearing Small Businesses Act of 2022.
Expansion of covered agencies under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Section 609 of title 5, United States Code, is amended—
in subsection (b), in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking
an initial regulatory flexibility analysis which a covered agency is required to conduct by this chapter and inserting
a proposed rule or interim final rule for which a covered agency is required to conduct an initial regulatory flexibility analysis by this chapter; and
in subsection (d)—
in paragraph (2), by striking
and at the end;
in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and
by adding at the end the following:
the United States Fish and Wildlife Service; and
the Internal Revenue Service.