H.R.7296: Midnight Rule Act

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Bill Summary

Midnight Rule Act - Amends federal civil service law to provide that a midnight rule (i.e., a rule adopted by an agency within the final 90 days a President serves in office) shall not take effect until 90 days after the agency head is appointed by the new President. Makes exceptions if the President serving his final term makes a determination by executive order, and submits written notice to Congress, that the rule should take effect because...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Nov. 20, 2008

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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