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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)

Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2017

This bill modifies the scope of judicial review of agency actions to authorize courts reviewing agency actions to decide de novo (without giving deference to the agency's interpretation) all relevant questions of law, including the interpretation of: (1) constitutional and statutory provisions, and (2) rules made by agencies.

No law may exempt such a civil action from the application of the amendments made by this bill except by specific reference to these provisions.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/03/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
01/05/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Action By: House Judiciary
01/03/2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Titles (2)

Short Titles:

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced:

Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2017

Official Titles:

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

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


Subjects (4)

  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Judicial review and appeals

Cosponsors (62)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5]* 01/03/2017
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Trott, David A. [R-MI-11]* 01/03/2017
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Palmer, Gary J. [R-AL-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-13]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Love, Mia B. [R-UT-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11]* 01/03/2017
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5]* 01/03/2017
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 01/06/2017
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 01/06/2017
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 01/06/2017
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4] 01/10/2017
Rep. Garrett, Thomas A., Jr. [R-VA-5] 01/10/2017
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 01/10/2017
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] 01/10/2017
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 01/10/2017
Rep. Kelly, Trent [R-MS-1] 01/10/2017
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 01/31/2017
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 02/17/2017
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 03/10/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/03/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law01/05/2017 Referred to

Related Bills (1)

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