Summary: H.R.21 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (01/04/2017)

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Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Congressional Review Act to allow Congress to consider a joint resolution to disapprove multiple regulations that federal agencies have submitted for congressional review within the last 60 legislative days of a session of Congress during the final year of a President's term. Congress may disapprove a group of such regulations together (i.e., "en bloc") instead of the current procedure of considering only one regulation at a time.