H.R.3786 - Plain Regulations Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] (Introduced 01/18/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||01/25/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.|
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Summary: H.R.3786 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/18/2012)
Plain Regulations Act of 2012 - Requires the head of each executive agency to: (1) implement a program for using plain language in writing new and revised regulations, and (2) certify to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that each proposed or final rule is in plain language.
Requires the Director to: (1) develop and issue guidance to agencies for implementing plain language requirements, (2) publish reports on agency compliance with such requirements on the OMB's website, and (3) return proposed agency regulations that fail to meet such requirements to be redrafted and resubmitted for approval.