H.R.2623: Lessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act of 2017

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Lessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act of 2017 This bill requires federal agencies to: (1) designate regulatory reform officers to oversee reduction, cost control, planning, review, and termination of regulatory programs; and (2) establish task forces to recommend, within a five-year period, the repeal or amendment of regulations that eliminate or inhibit jobs, impose costs exceeding benefits, create...

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Date Description
Nov. 30, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
Nov. 30, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 26, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
May 24, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
May 24, 2017
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
May 24, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 24, 2017

Introduced in the House by Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)

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