H.R.1407 - Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] (Introduced 03/17/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/2015 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1407 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2015)
Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015
Establishes in the legislative branch the Regulatory Improvement Commission.
Requires the Commission to evaluate and makee recommendations and propose legislation for modification, consolidation, or repeal of regulations that have been finalized not later than 10 years before the establishment of the Commission (covered regulations) for the purpose of reducing compliance costs, encouraging growth and innovation, improving competitiveness, and protecting public safety.
Requires the Commission to give priority to covered regulations that: (1) impose disproportionately high costs on a small entity, (2) create substantial recurring paperwork burdens or transaction costs, or (3) could be made more effective while reducing regulatory costs.
Sets forth reporting requirements for the Commission and procedures for congressional consideration of Commission reports and recommendations and proposed legislation.