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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 395


AN ACT

To require each agency, in providing notice of a rule making, 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” at the end;

(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).”.

Passed the Senate June 11, 2019.

Attest:





Secretary  


116th CONGRESS
     1st Session
S. 395

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