H.R.309: Regulatory Sunset and Review 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 Randy Hultgren, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 62 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Regulatory Sunset and Review Act of 2013 - Requires federal agencies to review their covered rules and modify, consolidate, or terminate such rules on a periodic basis. Defines "covered rule" to include a significant rule that is likely to result in an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or any other rule designated by an agency for sunset review.

Allows a person adversely affected by a rule that is not a significant rule to submit a petition for sunset review of such rule. Provides for sunset review of a rule upon the request of a congressional committee or a majority of the members of such committee.

Requires the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to: (1) conduct an inventory of existing rules and deadlines for their sunset review; (2) prioritize rules for sunset review based on specified criteria, including the cost of the rule and the burden of reviewing it; (3) group r...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Jan. 18, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Jan. 18, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform