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S.1390: Regulatory Improvement 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 Angus King, I-Maine
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 30, 2013
Latest Major Action March 11, 2014
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Bill Summary

Regulatory Improvement Act of 2013 - Establishes in the legislative branch the Regulatory Improvement Commission. Requires the Commission to evaluate and provide recommendations and proposed legislation for modification, consolidation, or repeal of regulations that have been finalized not later than 10 years before the establishment of the Commission and have not been amended after being finalized (covered regulations) for the purpose of reducing compliance costs, encouraging growth and innovation, improving competitiveness, and protecting public safety. Sets forth reporting requirements for the Commission and procedures for congressional consideration of Commission reports and recommendations and proposed legislation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 11, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-371.
July 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.