Text: H.R.1702 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/09/2021)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1702


To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to require Federal agencies to submit to the Comptroller General of the United States a report on rules that are revoked, suspended, replaced, amended, or otherwise made ineffective.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2021

Mrs. Murphy of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to require Federal agencies to submit to the Comptroller General of the United States a report on rules that are revoked, suspended, replaced, amended, or otherwise made ineffective.

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 “GAO Database Modernization Act of 2021”.

SEC. 2. Rules no longer in effect.

Section 801(a)(1) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(D) For any rule submitted under subparagraph (A), if the Federal agency promulgating the rule, in whole or in part, revokes, suspends, replaces, amends, or otherwise makes the rule ineffective, or the rule is made ineffective for any other reason, the Federal agency shall submit to the Comptroller General a report containing—

“(i) the title of the rule;

“(ii) the Federal Register citation for the rule, if any;

“(iii) the date on which rule was submitted to the Comptroller General; and

“(iv) a description of the provisions of the rule that are being revoked, suspended, replaced, amended, or otherwise made ineffective.”.


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