H.R.26: Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 3, 2017
  • Latest Major Action March 29, 2017

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

160 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill states that its purpose is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations. (Sec. 3) The bill revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking to require federal agencies promulgating rules to: (1) identify and repeal or amend existing rules to...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 68 statements associated with H.R.26.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-21.
Jan. 6
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Jan. 5
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 5

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 237 - 187 (Roll no. 23).

Jan. 5

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 235 (Roll no. 22).

Jan. 5
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a new section to the bill that prohibits an insurance issuer from eliminating, weakening, or reducing health coverage benefits for dependents under the age of 26.
Jan. 5
Mrs. Murphy (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H172)
Jan. 5
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Jan. 5
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 26.
Jan. 5
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Jan. 5
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Jan. 5
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H165-174)
Jan. 5
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 26 as unfinished business.
Jan. 5
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Jan. 5
Mr. Marino moved that the committee rise.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 12.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Scott (VA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Scott (VA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scott (VA) amendment No. 11.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McNerney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McNerney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment No. 10.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nadler amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Nadler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment No. 9.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 8.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 7.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Conyers amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Conyers amendment No. 6.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cicilline amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cicilline demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline amendment No. 5.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Marino demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment No. 4.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 3.
Jan. 5
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Messer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Messer amendment No. 2.
Jan. 5
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 22, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte amendment No. 1.
Jan. 5
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 26.
Jan. 5
The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Jan. 5
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 22 and Rule XVIII.
Jan. 5
Both H. Res. 11 and H.R. 26 shall be considered as read, and the previous questions shall be considered as ordered without intervening motion or demand for division of the question except one hour of debate. The rule makes in order a motion to recommit on H.R. 26 with or without instructions.
Jan. 5
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 22. (consideration: CR H124-146; text of measure as introduced: CR H132-134)
Jan. 4
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 22 Reported to House. Both measures shall be considered as read, the previous questions shall be considered as ordered without intervening motion or demand for division of the question except one hour of debate. The rule makes in order a motion to recommit H.R. 26 with or without instructions.
Jan. 3
Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Jan. 3
Referred to House Budget
Jan. 3
Referred to House Rules
Jan. 3
Referred to House Judiciary
Jan. 3

Introduced in the House by Doug Collins (R-Ga.)

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