Text: H.R.1087 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1087


To require each agency, in providing notice of a rulemaking, to include a link to a 100-word plain language summary of the proposed rule.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2019

Mr. Luetkemeyer (for himself, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Holding, Mr. Huizenga, Mr. Riggleman, Mr. Arrington, Mr. Rouzer, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Ratcliffe) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To require each agency, in providing notice of a rulemaking, to include a link to a 100-word plain language summary of the proposed rule.

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 “Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Requirement to post a 100-word summary to regulations.gov.

Section 553(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in paragraph (2) by striking “; and” and inserting “;”;

(2) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following:

“(4) the internet address of a summary of not more than 100 words in length of the proposed rule, in plain language, that shall be posted on the internet website under section 206(d) of the E-Government Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501 note) (commonly known as regulations.gov);”.