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Short Titles as Introduced

Limitation on Government Recordkeeping Requirements and Actions Act of 1981

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

A bill to provide that a Federal agency may not require that any person maintain records for a period in excess of four years, as a Federal agency may not commence an action for enforcement of a law or regulation or for collection of a civil fine after four years from the date of the act which is the subject of the enforcement action or fine, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

01/05/1981Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

12/09/1981Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights
12/08/1981Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights
01/21/1981Referred to Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights.
Action By: Committee on Government Operations
01/21/1981Executive Comment Requested from Commerce, DOD, Dept of Ed, DOE, DOT, HHS, HUD, Interior, Justice, Labor, State, Treasury, USDA, EPA, FCC, FTC, GAO, ICC, NSF, SEC, Federal Home Loan Bank Brd.
01/21/1981Executive Comment Requested from Consumer Product Safety Commission, Federal Reserve.
01/21/1981Executive Comment Requested from OMB, NRC, Justice, Treasury.
01/05/1981Referred to House Committee on Government Operations.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/05/1981Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (164)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Collins, James M. [R-TX-3] 01/05/1981
Rep. Daniel, Robert W., Jr. [R-VA-4] 01/05/1981
Rep. Edwards, Mickey [R-OK-5] 01/05/1981
Rep. Dornan, Robert K. [R-CA-27] 01/05/1981
Rep. Jones, Walter B. [D-NC-1] 01/05/1981
Rep. Leath, Marvin [D-TX-11] 01/05/1981
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Anthony, Beryl, Jr. [D-AR-4]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Archer, Bill [R-TX-7]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Beard, Robin [R-TN-6]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Bowen, David R. [D-MS-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Brinkley, Jack [D-GA-3]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Brooks, Jack B. [D-TX-9]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Burgener, Clair W. [R-CA-43]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-12]* 01/08/1981
Rep. de la Garza, E. [D-TX-15]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Derwinski, Edward J. [R-IL-4]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Duncan, John J. [R-TN-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. English, Glenn [D-OK-6]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Erdahl, Arlen [R-MN-1]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-25]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Forsythe, Edwin B. [R-NJ-6]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Garcia, Robert [D-NY-21]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Goldwater, Barry, Jr. [R-CA-20]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Gramm, Phil [D-TX-6]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Grisham, Wayne R. [R-CA-33]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Guyer, Tennyson [R-OH-4]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Hall, Sam B., Jr. [D-TX-1]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Hance, Kent R. [D-TX-19]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Holt, Marjorie S. [R-MD-4]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Hopkins, Larry J. [R-KY-6]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-11]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Jeffries, Jim [R-KS-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Kazen, Abraham, Jr. [D-TX-23]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Kemp, Jack [R-NY-38]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Kogovsek, Ray [D-CO-3]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Kramer, Ken [R-CO-5]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Lagomarsino, Robert J. [R-CA-19]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Latta, Delbert L. [R-OH-5]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Loeffler, Tom [R-TX-21]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Lott, Trent [R-MS-5]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Lujan, Manuel, Jr. [R-NM-1]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Marriott, David Daniel [R-UT-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Moorhead, Carlos J. [R-CA-22]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Nelson, Bill [D-FL-9]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-22]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Pickle, J. J. [D-TX-10]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Railsback, Thomas F. [R-IL-19]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Schroeder, Patricia [D-CO-1]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Shelby, Richard C. [D-AL-7]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Shumway, Norman D. [R-CA-14]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Stangeland, Arlan [R-MN-7]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Synar, Mike [D-OK-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Wampler, William C. [R-VA-9]* 01/08/1981
Rep. White, Richard C. [D-TX-16]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Whitehurst, G. William [R-VA-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Wilson, Charles [D-TX-2]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Winn, Larry, Jr. [R-KS-3]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Alexander, Bill [D-AR-1]* 01/08/1981
Rep. Hansen, George V. [R-ID-2] 01/28/1981
Rep. Howard, James J. [D-NJ-3] 01/28/1981
Rep. Bliley, Tom [R-VA-3] 01/28/1981
Rep. Bevill, Tom [D-AL-4] 01/28/1981
Rep. Coelho, Anthony Lee [D-CA-15] 01/28/1981
Rep. Whitten, Jamie L. [D-MS-1] 01/28/1981
Rep. Roth, Toby [R-WI-8] 01/28/1981
Rep. McEwen, Bob [R-OH-6] 01/28/1981
Rep. Parris, Stanford E. (Stan) [R-VA-8] 01/28/1981
Rep. Evans, Billy Lee [D-GA-8] 01/28/1981
Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] 01/28/1981
Rep. Hartnett, Thomas F. [R-SC-1] 01/28/1981
Rep. Jones, James R. [D-OK-1] 01/28/1981
Rep. Johnston, Eugene (Gene) [R-NC-6] 01/28/1981
Rep. Daniel, W. C. (Dan) [D-VA-5] 01/28/1981
Rep. Stump, Bob [D-AZ-3] 01/28/1981
Rep. Jones, Ed [D-TN-7] 01/28/1981
Rep. Fountain, L. H. [D-NC-2] 01/28/1981
Rep. Marlenee, Ron [R-MT-2] 01/28/1981
Rep. Dougherty, Charles F. [R-PA-4] 01/28/1981
Rep. Schneider, Claudine [R-RI-2] 01/28/1981
Rep. Whittaker, Bob [R-KS-5] 01/28/1981
Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8] 01/28/1981
Rep. Barnard, Doug, Jr. [D-GA-10] 01/28/1981
Rep. Gregg, Judd [R-NH-2] 01/28/1981
Rep. Benedict, Cleve [R-WV-2] 01/28/1981
Rep. Sawyer, Harold S. [R-MI-5] 01/28/1981
Rep. Ritter, Don [R-PA-15] 01/28/1981
Rep. Bailey, Wendell [R-MO-8] 01/28/1981
Rep. Campbell, Carroll A., Jr. [R-SC-4] 03/10/1981
Rep. Neal, Stephen L. [D-NC-5] 03/10/1981
Rep. Bethune, Ed [R-AR-2] 03/10/1981
Rep. Coyne, James K. [R-PA-8] 03/10/1981
Rep. Robinson, J. Kenneth [R-VA-7] 03/10/1981
Rep. Lowery, Bill [R-CA-41] 03/10/1981
Rep. Gingrich, Newt [R-GA-6] 03/10/1981
Rep. Roemer, Buddy [D-LA-4] 03/10/1981
Rep. Pashayan, Charles, Jr. [R-CA-17] 03/10/1981
Rep. Fithian, Floyd J. [D-IN-2] 03/10/1981
Rep. Coleman, E. Thomas [R-MO-6] 03/10/1981
Rep. Dannemeyer, William E. [R-CA-39] 03/25/1981
Rep. Smith, Albert L., Jr. [R-AL-6] 03/25/1981
Rep. Clinger, William F., Jr. [R-PA-23] 03/25/1981
Rep. Benjamin, Adam, Jr. [D-IN-1] 03/25/1981
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 03/25/1981
Rep. McKinney, Stewart B. [R-CT-4] 03/25/1981
Rep. Ireland, Andrew P. [D-FL-8] 03/25/1981
Rep. Bennett, Charles E. [D-FL-3] 03/25/1981
Rep. Badham, Robert E. [R-CA-40] 03/25/1981
Rep. Hubbard, Carroll, Jr. [D-KY-1] 03/25/1981
Rep. Coats, Daniel [R-IN-4] 03/25/1981
Rep. Bafalis, L. A. (Skip) [R-FL-10] 03/25/1981
Rep. Corcoran, Tom [R-IL-15] 03/25/1981
Rep. Dreier, David [R-CA-35] 03/25/1981
Rep. Madigan, Edward R. [R-IL-21] 05/12/1981
Rep. Solomon, Gerald B. H. [R-NY-29] 05/12/1981
Rep. Levitas, Elliott H. [D-GA-4] 05/12/1981
Rep. Goodling, William F. [R-PA-19] 05/12/1981
Rep. Brown, Hank [R-CO-4] 05/12/1981
Rep. Chappell, Bill, Jr. [D-FL-4] 05/12/1981
Rep. Rudd, Eldon D. [R-AZ-4] 05/12/1981
Rep. Young, Robert A. [D-MO-2] 05/12/1981
Rep. Mazzoli, Romano L. [D-KY-3] 05/12/1981
Rep. Nichols, Bill [D-AL-3] 05/12/1981
Rep. Daub, Hal [R-NE-2] 05/12/1981
Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] 05/12/1981
Rep. Clausen, Don H. [R-CA-2] 05/12/1981
Rep. Sunia, Foto I. F. [D-AS-At Large] 05/12/1981
Rep. Pepper, Claude [D-FL-14] 05/12/1981
Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-5] 05/12/1981
Rep. Dyson, Roy [D-MD-1] 05/12/1981
Rep. Gunderson, Steve [R-WI-3] 05/12/1981
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4] 10/22/1981
Rep. McDonald, Lawrence P. [D-GA-7] 10/22/1981
Rep. Stanton, J. William [R-OH-11] 10/22/1981
Rep. McCurdy, Dave [D-OK-4] 10/22/1981
Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1] 10/22/1981
Rep. Crane, Daniel B. [R-IL-22] 10/22/1981
Rep. Leach, James A. [R-IA-1] 10/22/1981
Rep. Morrison, Sid [R-WA-4] 10/22/1981
Rep. Foglietta, Thomas M. [D-PA-1] 10/22/1981
Rep. Hutto, Earl [D-FL-1] 10/22/1981
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 10/22/1981
Rep. Napier, John L. [R-SC-6] 10/22/1981
Rep. Emerson, Bill [R-MO-10] 11/20/1981
Rep. Smith, Joseph F. [D-PA-3] 11/20/1981
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 11/20/1981
Rep. McClory, Robert [R-IL-13] 11/20/1981
Rep. Roberts, Clint [R-SD-2] 11/20/1981
Rep. Smith, Denny [R-OR-2] 11/20/1981
Rep. LeBoutillier, John [R-NY-6] 11/20/1981
Rep. Andrews, Ike [D-NC-4] 12/11/1981
Rep. Yatron, Gus [D-PA-6] 12/11/1981
Rep. Tauke, Thomas Joseph [R-IA-2] 12/11/1981
Rep. Lent, Norman F. [R-NY-4] 12/11/1981
Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] 12/11/1981
Rep. Fazio, Vic [D-CA-4] 12/11/1981
Rep. Fields, Jack [R-TX-8] 03/23/1982
Rep. Siljander, Mark D. [R-MI-4] 03/23/1982

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Government Operations01/05/1981 Referred to
House Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights01/21/1981 Referred to
12/09/1981 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (01/05/1981)

Limitation on Government Recordkeeping Requirements and Actions Act of 1981 - Prohibits any Federal agency from: (1) requiring any person to maintain, prepare, or produce records (other than records relating to a dangerous material) of an event more than four years after the event has occurred; and (2) commencing an action against a person for a violation of a regulation more than four years after such violation has occurred, except as otherwise provided by the Internal Revenue Code.