All Information (Except Text) for S.1002 - A bill to require Federal agencies to assess the impact of policies and regulations on families, and for other purposes.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Abraham, Spencer [R-MI] (Introduced 07/10/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/10/1997 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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|07/10/1997||Introduced in Senate|
07/10/1997 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|07/10/1997||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.|
Action By: Senate
07/10/1997 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
|Sen. Faircloth, Lauch [R-NC]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Sessions, Jeff [R-AL]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Hutchinson, Tim [R-AR]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. DeWine, Mike [R-OH]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Coats, Daniel [R-IN]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Ashcroft, John [R-MO]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Coverdell, Paul [R-GA]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Nickles, Don [R-OK]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC]*||07/10/1997|
|Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY]||07/22/1997|
|Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS]||07/24/1997|
|Sen. Lott, Trent [R-MS]||07/29/1997|
|Sen. Grams, Rod [R-MN]||03/26/1998|
|Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ]||05/06/1998|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Governmental Affairs||07/10/1997||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (07/10/1997)
Directs each Federal agency, before implementing policies and regulations that may affect family well-being, to assess such actions with respect to specified criteria. Requires each agency to: (1) submit a written certification to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and to the Congress that such policy or regulation has been assessed in accordance with this Act; and (2) provide adequate rationale for implementation of each policy or regulation that may negatively affect family well-being.
Directs OMB to: (1) ensure that policies and regulations proposed by agencies are implemented consistent with this Act; and (2) compile, index, and submit annually to the Congress the written certifications received.
Directs the White House Office of Policy Development to: (1) assess proposed policies and regulations in accordance with this Act; (2) provide evaluations of such policies and regulations to OMB; and (3) advise the President on policy and regulatory actions that may be taken to strengthen the institutions of marriage and family in the United States.
Requires an agency to conduct an assessment of a proposed policy or regulation in accordance with this Act upon request by a Member of Congress.