H.R. 4901 (95th): A bill to amend title 5 of the United States Code to establish a uniform procedure for congressional review of agency rules which may be contrary to law or inconsistent with congressional intent, to expand opportunities for public participation in agency rule making.


Mar 14, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Delwin Clawson
Representative for California's 33rd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
3/14/1977--Introduced.Prohibits rules promulgated by any Federal agency (except an emergency rule which must become immediately effective to prevent serious injury or the substantial frustration of legislative policies or intent) from ...

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Mar 14, 1977


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