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S. 3730: Hearing Small Businesses Act of 2022


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 2, 2022 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3730

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 2, 2022

(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

A BILL

To ensure a complete analysis of the potential impacts of rules on small entities, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hearing Small Businesses Act of 2022.

2.

Expansion of covered agencies under the Regulatory Flexibility Act

Section 609 of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

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

(2)

in subsection (d)—

(A)

in paragraph (2), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(4)

the United States Fish and Wildlife Service; and

(5)

the Internal Revenue Service.

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