S.427 - Mandates Information Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Abraham, Spencer [R-MI] (Introduced 02/12/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Budget; Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/12/1999 Read twice and referred jointly to the Committees on Budget; Governmental Affairs pursuant to the order of August 4, 1977, with instructions that if one Committee reports, the other Committee have thirty days to report or be discharged. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.427 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Mandates Information Act of 1999 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require the Director of the Congressional Budget Office, in preparing estimates of the direct costs of a Federal private sector mandate, to estimate, when applicable, the impact of such mandate on consumers, workers, and small businesses, including any disproportionate impact in particular regions or industries.
Introduced in Senate (02/12/1999)
Revises provisions concerning legislation subject to a point of order to: (1) define the point of order for a determination by the Director that it is not feasible to determine the economic impact of a Federal mandate; and (2) replace certain references to Federal intergovernmental mandates with references to Federal mandates with respect to legislation reported by the Appropriations Committees.
Requires the Director, at the request of a Senator, to prepare an estimate of the direct costs of a Federal mandate (currently, Federal intergovernmental mandate) contained in such Senator's amendment.