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H.R.2122: Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va.
Total Cosponsors 23 (3 Democrats, 20 Republicans)
Introduced May 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Defines "major rule" and "major guidance" for purposes of this Act as a rule or guidance that the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) determines is likely to impose: (1) an annual cost on the economy of $100 million or more, adjusted annually for inflation; (2) a major increase in costs or prices; (3) significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation, or the ability of U.S. enterprises to compete with foreign-based enterprises; or (4) significant impacts on multiple sectors of the economy.  Defines "high-impact rule" as a rule that the Administrator determines is likely to have an annual cost on the economy of $1 billion or more, adjusted annually for in...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 28, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 172.
Sept. 28, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-237.
July 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 13 - 9.
July 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 18, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
July 18, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 9, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
June 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
May 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.