H.R.21 - Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Rules | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/05/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
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Text: H.R.21 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (01/05/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for “midnight rules”, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017”.
(a) In general.—Section 801(d) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
“(4) In applying section 802 to rules described under paragraph (1), a joint resolution of disapproval may contain one or more such rules if the report under subsection (a)(1)(A) for each such rule was submitted during the final year of a President’s term.”.
(1) by inserting after “resolving clause of which is” the following: “(except as otherwise provided in this subsection)”; and
(2) by adding at the end the following: “In the case of a joint resolution under section 801(d)(4), the matter after the resolving clause of such resolution shall be as follows: ‘That Congress disapproves the following rules: the rule submitted by the __ relating to __; and the rule submitted by the __ relating to __. Such rules shall have no force or effect.’ (The blank spaces being appropriately filled in and additional clauses describing additional rules to be included as necessary)”.
Passed the House of Representatives January 4, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|