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Introduced in Senate (03/17/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2724


To amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to the judicial review of agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 17, 2016

Mr. Hatch (for himself, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Lee, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Flake, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Sasse, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Inhofe, and Mr. Perdue) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to the judicial review of agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016”.

SEC. 2. Judicial review of statutory and regulatory interpretations.

Section 706 of title 5, United States Code, is amended, in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking “all relevant questions of law, interpret constitutional and statutory provisions” and inserting “de novo all relevant questions of law, including the interpretation of constitutional and statutory provisions and rules”.